We're thrilled to have been awarded an ACE grant to produce another Arc Ventures Tour this autumn, beginning at the end of September and running through November.
Eight international poets will be joined by four translators and five UK poets in over 40 venues around England, Scotland and Wales.
The poets are: Cheran (Tamil), Ludwig Steinherr (Germany), C. K. Stead (New Zealand), Michael Hulse (UK), Violet Grigorian & Hasmik Simonian (Armenia), Josep Lluís Aguiló & Manuel Forcano (Catalonia), Ivana Milankov (Serbia), Joel Lane (UK), Linda France (UK), Jackie Wills (UK), Astrid Alben (UK) and Katherine Gallagher (UK)
We'll be visiting King's Lynn, Truro, Reading, Leeds, Hebden Bridge, Birmingham Literature festival, London, Hull, Ilkley Literature Festival, Writers Centre Norwich, Edinburgh, Warwick, Manchester Literature Festival, Sheffield Off The Shelf, Nottingham, Dundee, Brighton, Salford, Oxford and Bangor International Poetry Festival.
All the information on the specific events is on our events page and we'll be posting conversations and news from all the participating writers before during and after the start of the tour, so keep an eye out for more