Welcome to the online home of the London Poetry Festival, 2014.
From 17-18 May, Birkbeck College will feature readings and an exhibition of visual works from an array of international poets, as well as presenting readings as part of a special edition of Xing the Line on 15 May.
The London Poetry Festival is presented by the Contemporary Poetics Research Centre at Birkbeck College, in cooperation with the Centre for Modern Poetry at the University of Kent. Financial support has been generously granted by the Birkbeck Institute for Humanities.
Please join us at the Birkbeck College‘s Main Building, which is on Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX. The Xing the Line reading, hosted by the inimitable Jeff Hilson, will be at the Apple Tree pub, 45 Mount Pleasant, Clerkenwell, London WC1X OAE.