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Hi Zero Annual Spesh 2017

Come and celebrate the shitshow that was 2017 by listening to the following poets read poetry and then talk about it with them and each other:

Dan Bennett

Rosy Carrick

Eleanor Careless

[Eleanor Careless is a poet who wants the plums and not the apology. She has published poems in Zarf, Datableed, Adjacent Pineapple, Hi Zero and Sure Hope. She is completing a pee aich dee on the poet Anna Mendelssohn, and co-runs Hi Zero with Joe Luna.]

Christina Chalmers

Helen Charman

Jess Cotton

Katie Haines

Richard Hames

[Richard is a composer, new music organiser and writer.]

Joe Luna

Ben Park

[Benjamin Wolff is an urban lyric poet, inspired and lightly influenced by early modernist poetry.]

Luke Roberts

Liz Sage

[Liz Sage is a writer, poet and Teaching Fellow at the University of Sussex. Her most recent endeavours include completing her first draft of her first novel, developing her visual art practice and trying to re-invent education from the inside out.]

Dan Spicer

Sam Solomon

[Samuel Solomon is author of Special Subcommittee (Commune Editions, Dec 2017) and translator, with Jennifer Kronovet and Faith Jones, of The Acrobat: Selected Poems of Celia Dropkin (Tebot Bach, 2014). He teaches in the School of English at the University of Sussex where he is Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Sexual Dissidence.]

+ maybe more

+ the usual music from a thing, books (lots of them), a bar, and discussion.

All upstairs at the Hope & Ruin, Brighton. Accessibility information below. More info coming soon.

Tell your enemies' friends!

Accessibility information:

The Hope & Ruin has a stepped street entrace of approx. 10-15cm, and two flights of stairs from the pub level to the venue on the first floor. There is a wheelchair accessible gender nuetral toilet on the ground floor of the pub in the stairwell, but the m/f toilets on the first floor (the venue) are not wheelchair accessible. There is a bar in the venue, and plenty of seating.

This information is not exhaustive, so If you have any other accessibility inquiries, please contact us (Joe Luna or Eleanor Careless) or the venue.