24th october 2021 3pm UK time

Zoom launch of We Are Animals, Don’t Forget It by Imogen Downes and Sleeping on the Wing by Eleanor Page. Guest readers Olga Dermott-Bond and Natalie Shaw.

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15th august 2021 2.30pm, UK


10th april 2021 3pm New york, 8pm uk

Zoom reading from Arrival at Elsewhere co-hosted by Carl Griffin and with readings from John Foy, Catherine Fletcher, Myronn Hardy, Rachel Hadas and David M. Katz.

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NewYork Launch

28th March 2021 3pm

Zoom launch of In An Ideal World I’d Not Be Murdered by Chaucer Cameron and Maternal Impression by Cheryl Moskowitz. Guest readers Isabelle Baafi and Lucy English.

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Cheltenham Poetry Festival – Arrival at Elsewhere – 4th March 2021

Delighted that Cheltenham poetry festival are hosting a reading from Arrival at Elsewhere – Thursday 4th March 8pm. Readers include George Szirtes, John Glenday, Julian Stannard and Against the Grain poet Graham Clifford.

Book your ticket here.


See Cheltenam Poetry Festival for other readings, workshops & open mic sessions.

28th november 2020

Zoom launch of Arrival at Elsewhere, curated by Carl Griffin, @ 3pm UK time (GMT)

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A at E launch

26th September 2020

Zoom launch of Benjamin Cusden’s Cut the Black Rabbit
and Natalie Shaw’s Oh be quiet @ 3.30pm

Guest readers: Sarah Leavesley, Graham Clifford, Denise Bundred, Colin Pink, Olga Dermott-Bond

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30th May 2020

Zoom launch of Denise Bundred’s  Litany of a Cardiologist
and Olga Dermott-Bond’s apple, fallen


22nd February 2020

See you at Free Verse: The Poetry Book Fair

28th September 2019

Launch of Claire Walker’s Collision

Guest readers: Sarah Doyle and Cheryl Pearson

Launch poets

5th June 2019

Launch of Colin Pink’s The Ventriloquist Dummy’s Lament

Artwork by Daniel Goodwin. Guest reader: Mimi Kalvati


16th March 2019

Launch of Dancing Boy by Michelle Diaz and Well by Graham Clifford

Guest readers: Claire Collison, Phil Hancock and Jane Wilkinson


19th October 2018

Launch of Jane Lovell’s Metastatic


23rd June 2018

Launch of Flood-Junk by Sean Magnus Martin

31st March 2018

Launch of How to Grow Matches by S.A. Leavesley at the Poetry Cafe London

4th November 2017

Against the Grain Poetry Press launch of Anna Kisby’s debut pamphlet “All the Naked Daughters”

We would really like to thank our guest readers who have helped us to launch our pamphlets – their readings and support are much appreciated:

Hilaire, Joolz Sparkes, Linda Black, Nick Compton, Joanna Nissel, Graham Clifford, Michelle Diaz, Alison Brackenbury.