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Hi Zero Contemporary Poetry Readings #49

Hi Zero presents number 49 in the series, featuring readings by:

Ben Hickman

Ben Hickman is the author of Later Britain (Oystercatcher, 2014) and has published poems in Blackbox Manifold, Poetry Review, Shearsman, Tears in the Fence and elsewhere. He’s also published critical books on John Ashbery and crisis in the American avant-garde, and is Senior Lecturer in Modern Poetry at the University of Kent, and Director of the Centre for Modern Poetry.


Azad Sharma

Azad is an eternal Sussex student who is based in South London. His poetry navigates the borderlands between Marxism, neurodiversity, Islam and migrancy. Azad has been published by the Sussex Guild of Poetry (now disbanded) and De-Arrest Me.


Linda Stupart

Linda Stupart is an artist, writer, and educator from Cape Town, South Africa, recently completing their PhD in the Art Department at Goldsmiths College with a project engaged in new considerations of objectification. They had a solo show at Arcadia Missa in March 2016, 'A Dead Writer Exists in Words and Language is a Type of Virus,' and recently launched their debut novella, 'Virus,' also at Arcadia Missa. Their work has been the focus of two solo exhibitions in Cape Town and has also recently been shown/performed at Matt’s Gallery, The Showroom, a.m. gallery, the ICA, Gasworks, and Guest Projects in London.


The usual music from a thing, books, bar, the lot. Upstairs at the Hope & Ruin, Queen's Road, Brighton.

Doors at 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start. £3 in.


Earlier Event: February 27
Neon Waltz + Other States + Rapports
Later Event: March 1
Will Black