Tag Archives: readings

Edinburgh reading, 22nd May 2017

I’ll be reading with Nat Raha and Rob Halpern on Monday 22nd May 2017 at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR.  7pm.  Free entry, but advance booking recommended: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rob-halpern-nat-raha-peter-manson-tickets-34086160624.  Access statement for the venue here.  Thanks to Colin Herd for organising.

Manson symposium, 27th-28th October 2017

There will be a symposium on, uh, me at the University of Glasgow, Friday 27th and Saturday 28th October 2017.  Friday evening is a poetry reading, featuring (among others) Linus Slug, Nat Raha, Nick-e Melville, Jow Lindsay, Sarah Hayden and Holly Pester.  Symposium proper on Saturday, followed by a reading by, uh, me.

More information and Call for Papers at https://mansonsymposium.com/

Thanks to Ellen Dillon, Tom Betteridge, Colin Herd and nicky melville for organising.

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SoundEye Festival, 8-10 July 2016

Very pleased to say I’ll be reading at this year’s SoundEye Festival in Cork, Ireland.  Here’s the programme:

July 8th-10th

Guest House, Chapel Street, Cork, Ireland

Fri 8th 


Aodán McCardle

Sophie Seita

Peter Manson


Sat 9th

12 noon

Ellen Dillon

Edmund Hardy


3 pm


Sam Solomon


7 pm

Amanda Ackerman

Jeff Hilson


Sun 10th

12 noon

Linda Norton

Luke McMullan


Followed by Closed Mic

& Lunch!

Reading in Brighton, 27th January 2016

I’ll be reading with Holly Pester and Xelis de Toro at Hi Zero in Brighton on Wednesday 27th January 2016.  Venue: upstairs at the Hope & Ruin, just down from the train station on Queen’s road, Brighton.  Doors at 7:30pm for an 8pm start. £4. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/539596539532777/

Thanks to Joe Luna for organising.


May/June readings in Glasgow and London

Two readings coming up soon:

Tuesday 26th May 2015: reading with Calum Rodger at the University of Glasgow 4th International Post-Graduate Arts and Humanities Conference.  8pm at the Gilchrist Postgraduate Club, opposite main gate on University Avenue.   Free entry.

Wednesday 3rd June 2015: reading with Martin Corless-Smith at Xing the Line, The Apple Tree, 45 Mount Pleasant, Clerkenwell, London WC1X 2AE.  6.30pm, £5 or £3 entrance.  Facebook page here.

Two readings

Late notice of two readings:

Friday 1st May 2015: reading as part of the Avant-Gardes Now! Symposium at Oxford Brookes University.  Pdf programme here — the day conference is now fully-booked, but there may still be seats for the evening reading at 6.15pm (ask the organisers — email address in pdf).

Tuesday 5th May 2015: Reading with Mendoza at the Centre for Poetry and Poetics at the University of Sheffield.  5pm, Seminar Room, Humanities Research Institute.  Part of the science of poetry / the poetry of science series of readings and talks.  Free entry.