A.K. Blakemore, Victoria Adukwei Bulley, Amy Key and Zaffar KunialTuesday 26 June 2018, 6 p.m. · 50 minutes
Four of poetry's liveliest new voices – A.K. Blakemore, Victoria Adukwei Bulley, Amy Key and Zaffar Kunial – joined us for an evening of readings hosted by Martha Sprackland of Offord Road Books.
A.K. Blakemore lives and works in London. Her work has appeared in journals including Poetry, The Poetry Review, Poetry London, Ambit and Magma. Her first full-length collection, Humbert Summer (Eyewear, 2015), won the Melita Hume prize for poetry, and her second, Fondue, is out in July from Offord Road Books.
Victoria Adukwei Bulley is a British-born Ghanaian poet, writer, and filmmaker. Her work has been featured on BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, Ambit, and The Poetry Review, and her debut pamphlet is Girl B.
Amy Key lives in London. Her first collection Luxe was published by Salt in 2013. Her second collection, Isn't Forever, a Poetry Book Society Wild Card Choice, is published by Bloodaxe in June.
Zaffar Kunial was born in Birmingham and lives in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. His debut poetry collection, Us, will be published by Faber & Faber in July.