Hi Zero #74 Contemporary Poetry Readings
26th November 2019 - 7:30 pm
The Hope & Ruin

Hi Zero Seventy-Four features readings from the following poets:

Caitlín Doherty

Caitlín Doherty is a poet who lives in Lewisham, works in publishing, likes riding her bike and swimming in chlorinated water. Her work has appeared in some magazines, she’s the poetry editor for the Salvage journal, and she has three chap books out — the most recent is a collaboration between Sad Press and Face Press, called Endland. She really wants a dog. 


Tom Betteridge

Tom Betteridge’s two pamphlets of poetry are Body Work (Sad Press, 2018) and Pedicure (sine wave peak, 2017). With Dr Ellen Dillon he’s co-editing The Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry’s special issue on Peter Manson’s poetry and translations. A new pamphlet, Dressings, is forthcoming from Materials.


Tom Crompton

Tom Crompton wrote Bait Time, which came out through Distance No Object earlier this year.


All happening upstairs at the Hope & Ruin, Brighton, on Tuesday 26th November. 

Doors open at 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start. Music from a thing, books, bar, and discussion. 

More info coming soon. 


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-neutral toilet on the ground floor of the pub in the stairwell; 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 me (Joe Luna) or the venue.


The Hope & Ruin 11-12 Queens Rd
Brighton BN1 3WA
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