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PORES - A Journal of Poetics Research

Alba Londres 3 Launch (Friday 30 November 2012)

The CPRC Birkbeck are happy to invite everyone to the launch of Alba Londres #03

The event will take place on the 30th of November
From 7pm to 9pm
Room 632 in Birkbeck main building, University of LondonMalet Street, BloomsburyLondon WC1E 7HX


The following superb poets will read at the event:

Tim Atkins
Tim Atkins is the author of To Repel Ghosts (Like Books), Sonnets (The Figures), Horace (O Books), Oriental Bush Trapp (Faber), Petrarch (Crater), and 1000 Sonnets (if p then q) and the forthcoming Petrarch from Toronto's Book Thug. He also edits the online poetry journal onedit (

Elizabeth Guthrie
Elizabeth Guthrie is doing research for a practice-based PhD in text and performance at University of East London. She is poet and performer, a co-editor of Livestock Editions and the former poetry editor of Bombay Gin. Her work has appeared in Open Letter, Alba, Onedit, Requited, Klatch, Bombay Gin, Pinstripe Fedora and American Drivel Review, with a pamphlet, X Portraits, out through Crater Press, a chapbook, Yellow and Red, through Black Lodge Press, andthe collaborative chapbook with Andrew K. Peterson, Between Here and the Telescopes, through Slumgullion Press. She is poet in residence at the Centre for Creative Collaboration in London and has performed for POLYply, Crossing the Line, Desperate for Love, Crater, Openned, in the seminar Poetic Corners within the Exhibition Cornered Rooms at the Waterside Project Space, and at the Hardy Tree Gallery. She continues her search for the Art of Memory.

Albert Pellicer
Born in Barcelona, based in London, Albert Pellicer is a poet and a free-lance journalist. He has a BA in Creative Writing from Antioch University and an MAin Poetic Practice at the Royal Holloway University of London. At present he is completing a PhD on Oscillations Between Text And Sound: A Poetics Of Timbre at the Contemporary Poetics Research Centre – Birkbeck University London, researching text and sound as ‘sonorous matter’.

Tom Slingsby
Tom Slingsby is a writer, translator and editor. In 2010 he received his doctorate for the thesis The Sacred and the Esoteric: Locating Mary Butts' Modernism and in 2011 he worked with poet Nicole Cecilia Delgado to compile and translate Hallucinated Horse: New Latin American Poets (Pighog Press, 2012). Slingsby regularly publishes essays on art history in The Art Collector magazine and he likes to write short stori