Jane Commane Readings

Jane Commane Readings

Jane Commane’s first full collection Assembly Lines echoes the life of post-industrial towns and cities of the Midlands.  It was launched at the Verve Poetry Festival in Birmingham on 17 February followed by a London launch at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road on 15 March. Jane also appeared at Cheltenham Poetry Festival on 29 April at Ledbury Poetry Festival in July.

Hear Jane discuss industry and read from Assembly Lines on Radio 4's Start the Week of 21 May 2018 here (from 9.06 & at other points in the programme).


Friday 13 July 2018, 8 for 8.30pm, 21 South Street, Reading, RG1 4QU

South Street & Reading Stanza present:

Poets' Cafe July - Jane Commane

Poets' Cafe is Reading's longest running poetry platform, run by South Street in association with Reading Stanza. On the second Friday of every month they welcome a guest poet who will perform alongside an open mic section which gives all-comers the opportunity to read a poem of their own.  Their guest poet for July is Jane Commane.

Tickets: £5/£4

Click here to book.

Thursday 19 July 2018, 7pm, Warwick Books, 24 Market Place, Warwick, CV34 4SL

Poetry evening with Jane Commane

Jane will be reading from Assembly Lines at Warwick Books.

Tickets £5 including refreshments.

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Carol Rumens discusses Jane Commane's poem 'Our Old Lady of the Rain' from Assembly Lines in her online Guardian Poem of the Week column for 19 March 2018

Click here to read. 


[09 July 2018]

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