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Host of Hosts Reading

Christopher Crawford, Edward Doegar, Robert Harper, Rachel Heimowitz, R.A. Villanueva, and JL Williams read their poetry live on air. Hosted by Robert Peake of Transatlantic Poetry.

Tune in for free on January 30th, 2016 at 19.00 GMT. The poets will be reading their work live on air.

Christopher Crawford’s poetry, essays and translations have appeared in a wide range of journals. He is a founding editor of B O D Y, and joins us from Prague, Czech Republic.

Edward Doegar’s poems and reviews have appeared in a variety of magazines. He is the General Manager of the Poetry Society, and joins us from London.

Robert Harper is an actor and writer currently completing an MA in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is the founding editor of Bare Fiction Magazine and artistic director of Bare Fiction Theatre Company, and joins us from Shropshire, UK.

Rachel Heimowitz’s chapbook What the Light Reveals was released recently by Tebot Bach to critical acclaim. She joins us from Jerusalem, Israel.

R.A.Villanueva debut collection Reliquaria won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize. He is a Kundiman fellow and visiting lecturer at University of Westminster and joins us from London.

JL Williams’s second collection, Locust and Marlin, was published by Shearsman in 2014 to critical acclaim. She holds am MLitt in Creative Writing from the University of Glasgow, and is is the Programme Manager at the Scottish Poetry Library. She joins us from Edinburgh.

TRANSATLANTIC Poetry is a unique community of poets writing in (or translating to) English from the US, UK, Europe, and beyond. We host an innovative series of readings “on air” that bring poets together from across the globe using Google+ Hangouts on Air technology. Our host Robert Peake is an British-American poet living in near London and creator of the series. His collection The Knowledge is now available from Nine Arches Press.

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