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The Poetry Book Society & Inpress Present... The Pop-Up Poetry Bookshop @ Contains Strong Language

The Poetry Book Society & Inpress Present... The Pop-Up Poetry Bookshop @ Contains Strong Language

The Poetry Book Society Presents: The Pop-Up Poetry Bookshop
BBC Contains Strong Language Festival 
Hull College, Horncastle Building, Queens Gardens, Hull, HU1 3DG
28th September to 1st October 2017

BBC Contains Strong Language is the BBC's new national poetry and spoken word festival with coverage in national and local, radio and TV programmes. Over the four days, beginning on National Poetry Day Radio 1 Xtra, Radio 2, Radio 3, Radio 4, 5 Live and 6 Music as well as Radio Humberside will be broadcasting live from festival venues in Hull along with BBC TV. 

The Pop-Up Poetry Bookshop is a four day book fair and exhibition space for all those involved in the promotion, creation and production of poetry. Celebrating the diversity and vitality of contemporary poetry in the UK, publishers large and small, niche and mainstream will be coming from around the country to display their books.

The bookshop will be based in the foyer of Hull College, location of gala readings and live audience BBC broadcasts. Independent publishing plays a vital role in keeping poetry exciting and vibrant so if you've been to and enjoyed one of the performances during the festival, come on down and buy the book directly from source. If you're a poetry fan who fancies a browse you're very welcome too, there'll be lots of goodies to pick up and a wide range of publishers to choose from.

 Publishers include: Bloodaxe Books, Faber, The Emma Press, Seren, Penguin, Carcanet, Macmillan, The King's England Press, Peepal Tree Press, Liverpool University Press, Penned in the Margins, Smokestack Books, Valley Press, Out-Spoken Press, Nine Arches Press & Wrecking Ball Press.

Books on sale from: Jacob Polley, Michael Rosen, Joe Hakim, Anthony Anaxagorou, John Berger, Joelle Taylor, Kate Fox, Kate Tempest, Louise Wallwein, Matt Casey, Michael Simmons Roberts, Simon Armitage, Vicky Foster, William Letford, Dean Wilson, Helen Mort, Ian McMillan, Fred Voss & Many More...

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