Welcome to Pascale Petit’s website

pascale petit with eagleWelcome to the website of UK poet Pascale Petit. Her sixth collection Fauverie was shortlisted for the 2014 T S Eliot Prize. Five poems from the book won the Manchester Poetry Prize. Her fifth collection What the Water Gave Me: Poems after Frida Kahlo was shortlisted for both the T S Eliot Prize and Wales Book of the Year, and was a Book of the Year in the Observer. Pascale has had three collections selected as Books of the Year in the Times Literary Supplement, Independent and Observer.

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Up and coming readings for Fauverie

dafna-kaplan-111609Next Generation Poets Tour at Keats House, London, Thursday 19 February 2015
Daljit Nagra, Jane Yeh, Pascale Petit & Alex MacDonald

Albion Beatnik bookstore, Oxford 6-7.30pm, Saturday 28 February 2015
Preceded by workshop Animal Helpers at Day School, St Hilda’s College, Oxford



First Thursdays at Chapter Arts, Cardiff, Thursday 5 March 2015

Gladstone’s Library, Hawarden, Flintshire
Fauverie: an Evening with our Writer in Residence, 7.30pm Thursday 7 April 2015

Scottish Poetry Library at the Saltire Society, Edinburgh 6.30pm Thursday 21 May 2015
Pascale Petit and Niall Campbell Poetry Reading
The Saltire Society, 9 Fountain Close, 22 High Street, Edinburgh

Bridlington Poetry Festival, Friday 19 June 2015

Dromineer Literary Festival, Tipperary, Ireland 8pm Saturday 3 October, 2015

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News and Events



Fauverie was shortlisted for the 2014 TS Eliot Prize. Pascale Petit read for the TS Eliot Prize Readings at the Royal Festival Hall, London on 11 January 2015 – Here’s a clip of Pascale’s reading:

Gladstone's-libraryPascale Petit is awarded a residency at Gladstone’s Library. She will be Writer in Residence for one month in April 2015

 

Fauverie: an Evening with our Writer in Residence, 7.30pm Thursday 7 April 2015

The Wild Life of Poems, a workshop Saturday 25 April, 2015

‘My Father’s Wardrobe’ a poem from Fauverie is The Saturday Poem in the Guardian, Saturday 18 October 2014

‘Caracal’ a poem from Fauverie is Carol Rumens’ Poem of the Week in the Guardian, Monday 29 September 2014

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