textualities.net Concise Ceilidh!

For part of the West Port Book Festival, I’ll be reading at the textualities.net Concise Ceilidh!  It’s not a Ceilidh so much as a poetry reading inside a lovely wee secondhand bookstore here in Edinburgh.

textualities.net Concise Ceilidh
Main Point Books, 8 Lauriston Street, Edinburgh
Sunday, August 16th, 2009
2pm
with:
Valerie Gillies, Robert Alan Jamieson, Anita Govan, Brian McCabe, Daryoush Momenpour, Jeff Chandler, and more!

Free but ticketed! More information about the Concise Ceilidh here: http://textualities.net/jennie-renton/west-port-book-festival/

London Poetry Festival: Poet in Residence

Big event!  I was selected to be one of the Poets in Residence for the upcoming London Poetry Festival.  This means I’ll be reading 4 days in a row, at the start of each night of the festival!  Better still, the Sunday is my 25th birthday!  So please come & support me if you’re in the London area.

London Poetry Festival
August 7th – 10th, 2009 (Friday – Monday)
Waterloo St John’s Church, London (by Waterloo tube station)
7.45 doors for an 8pm start
Tickets are £7.00 (£5.00 concessions)

More information about the festival at: http://www.londonpoetryfestival.com

Creative Writing Masters Students reading

Tomorrow night, after I read at the University prize-giving reading, I’ll be reading at the Meadow Bar with a handful of my Masters coursemates. Details:

Creative Writing Masters Students Reading
Meadow Bar, 42-44 Buccleuch Street, Edinburgh
March 11th, 2009
8pm
Reading with my coursemates!:
Dave Coates, Natalia Herrero, Claire Askew, Struan Robertson, Niki Andrikopoulou, Aileen Ballantyne, Sarah Gledhill.
Music by Matt Werner, literary DJ!

It’s a free event & a great chance to hear some of the new writing coming out of Edinburgh Uni.  Please support me & my talented classmates if you’re in town!