Mark Waldron Readings

Mark Waldron Readings

Mark Waldron has been reading from his third collection Meanwhile, Trees, published by Bloodaxe in 2016, at a number of events over the past year, including the Ledbury Poetry Festival in July 2016. He went down a storm at the Newcastle Poetry Festival in May 2016, performing his entire set from memory.  Video clips of this reading are on the title page for Meanwhile, Trees.


Bloomsbury Festival, London

Wednesday 18 October 2017 7:30 pm, The Harrison pub, Bloomsbury

An evening of music and poetry with Burning Salt, Mark Waldron & Sailing Stones

Burning Salt is the musical vehicle of UK based artist Hannah Hull.  Mark Waldron will also be reading at this event.

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CB1 Poetry with Mark Waldron and Claudine Toutou, Tuesday 24 October 2017,  8-10pm

CB2 Bistro, 5/7 Norfolk Street, CB1 2LD Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

CB1's October event brings together Mark Waldron and the Cambridge launch of the debut collection by Claudine Toutoungi.

£5/£4 on the door; open mic slots available on the night.

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Click here to read an interview with Mark Waldron on Poetry Spotlight.

Meanwhile, Trees was The Observer's Poetry Book of the Month on 26 June 2016.  Click here to read.

The book was well reviewed in The Guardian by Sean O'Brien: 'Enough wit to sink a battleship':  Click here to read.

Mark Waldron read at the Port Eliot Festival in 2015.  He was interviewed live from the festival together with Jack Underwood.  He read two of his poems, including one that is now included in his Bloodaxe collection Meanwhile, Trees, which is 'All My Poems Are Advertisements for Me'. Click here to listen

[12 October 2017]

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