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Hi Zero #51 Contemporary Poetry Readings

Hi Zero presents reading number fifty-one under the present circumstances, featuring readings by:

Caitlín Doherty

Caitlín is a poet and researcher who lives and works in London and Cambridge. Her work has been published in several magazines and journals, including Hi Zero, and she has two books out with Tipped Press and Critical Documents. She is the poetry editor for Salvage journal and occasionally reviews stuff for other places.


Sophie Seita

Sophie Seita works with language on the page, in performance, and in translation. She has presented her work at the Serpentine Gallery (London), La MaMa Galleria (NYC), Company Gallery (NYC), SoundEye (Cork, Ireland), Neue Töne Festival (Stuttgart, Germany), Goethe-Institut New York, and elsewhere. Her publications include Les Bijoux Indiscrets, or, Paper Tigers (Gauss PDF, 2017), Meat (Little Red Leaves, 2015), Fantasias in Counting (BlazeVOX, 2014), 12 Steps (Wide Range, 2012), and i mean i dislike that fate that i was made to where, a translation of the German poet Uljana Wolf (Wonder, 2015). The recipient of various awards and fellowships for her creative and critical work, she also received a PEN/Heim Grant (2015) for her forthcoming translation of Wolf’s Subsisters: Selected Poems (Belladonna*, 2017). She is a Junior Research Fellow at Queens’ College, Cambridge, where she’s currently editing a facsimile reprint of The Blind Man (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017) and finishing her first monograph on avant-garde little magazine communities.


Edmund Hardy

Edmund Hardy wrote 'Complex Crosses' (Contraband, 2015), a work of experimental philology spanning the gap between Homer and Derek Walcott. He co-edits the zine 'Intercapillary Space'. Recent poetry was published in Datableed and The Opiate. He's currently completing a wayward comedy-thriller novel of politics and architecture.


The usual music from a thing, books, bar, discussion, the works. Penuntimate Hi Zero of the current cycle.

More info 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 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.

Earlier Event: April 24
Sam Brookes + Jacko Hooper