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
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
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!