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Watadd is a collaboration between London based poet and academic Steve Willey and Syrian actor, poet and filmmaker based in London Ammar Haj Ahmad. For the launch event (7-9 pm, 9 July, P21 Gallery, 1 Chalton Street, London NW1 1JD) they are going to read from their own poetry and from each other’s in translation. More at the Watadd site.

Tom Jenks

Crossover: Longtime hoops coaches set to switch sides

Having coached both girls and boys basketball, Eric Volbert indicated gender is secondary as he took over the Overton girls program this week.

As he makes his girls head coaching debut, former Murfreesboro Central assistant Kyle Turnham is excited about the change after spending the bulk of his career on the boys’ side. 439 more words

High Schools

Sweet Violet by Steve Willey

Behind one violet there is another
See, what is sweet about that –
Or yellow,

Every star emits
Yellow lilac light

Thick violet walls
Raspberry love – 42 more words


Contumacy reviewed by Steve Willey

Big thanks to poet, organiser, independent scholar, online co-ordinator and unrepentant idealist Steve Willey who offers some words on Contumacy (Erbacce Press 2014) as part of his new Transmissions series. 99 more words

Paul Hawkins

Veer into Benefits 5: Launch of 'Elegy'

Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 19:30 until 22:00. The Village Hall, Shoreditch Works, 33 Hoxton Square, N1 6NN.

Introduction and short reading by Will Rowe. Extended reading from ‘Elegy’ (London: Veer, 2013) by Steve Willey, featuring collaborative performances with Tom Bamford and others.  17 more words

Tom Jenks

Xing the Zone

Launch of issue one of ZONE. Readings by contributors Tim Atkins, Natalie Bradbeer, Amy Evans, Ollie Evans, Nancy Gaffield, Ben Hickman, Jeff Hilson, Doug Jones, Dorothy Lehane, Richard Parker, Will Rowe, Juha Virtanen, Steve Willey.


Syndicate 7: NANO

Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB. Thursday, 19 September 2013, 18:45.

Technology isn’t just changing the way poetry is produced and disseminated, and it isn’t just creating new media forms for poets to colonise. 483 more words

Tom Jenks