Events and readings

Poetry Reading at Liskeard 6pm until 6.45pm Saturday 29 June
Liskerett Community Centre, Varley Lane, Liskeard PL14 4AP
organised by Liskeard Poets, entry £5

The Live Poetry Club St Ives, Cornwall 11am-12.30 Saturday 10 August
summer poetry book club (more details tba)

Sutton Literary Festival, Hackney, London 12/13 October
Launch tour of My Hummingbird Father (more details tba)

Selected Past Events

BBC Contains Strong Language Festival, Leeds, 3:30pm Fri 22 September
Laurel Prize for Nature and Ecopoetry Prizegiving, with Chair of judges Pascale Petit, and judges Reeta Chakarbarti and Nick Laird, at Howard Assembly Room Book HERE
Pascale also lead the Laurel Prize Workshop 10am – 11.30 Fri 22 Sept
Leeds Central Library, Book HERE

Maison de la Poésie, Paris, launch of bilingual edition Fauverie 7pm Fri 29 Sep
To book and for more details click HERE
Pascale Petit read for the launch of the bilingual edition of her collection Fauverie, translated into French by Valérie Rouzeau, with a preface by Martine de Clercq, published by Le Castor Astral in summer 2023, and for the launch of L’île Rebelle: Anthologie de poésie britannique au tournant du XXI siécle, published by Gallimard Poésie, also in 2023.
With Martine De Clercq, Pascale Petit, Stephen Romer & Valérie Rouzeau, Chaired by Jacques Darras

Forward Meet the Poet 7 – 7.45pm BST Tuesday 1 September 2020
Pascale Petit, read from Tiger Girl, and was in conversation with Kim Moore, one of the judges for the Forward Prize Best Collection shortlist.
Zoom online event. Booking £3 HERE

Launch of Tiger Girl 7pm to 8pm Tuesday 8 September 2020
Pascale Petit launched Tiger Girl, along with Wayne-Holloway Smith and Phoebe Stuckes, who also launched their new poetry collections, Tuesday 8 September 7pm BST. Hosted by editor Neil Astley, this was streamed live through the Bloodaxe Books YouTube channel and can now be viewed. Here is a 15 minute clip of Pascale’s reading:

Pascale Petit’s collection Tiger Girl was shortlisted for Best Collection, in the 2020 Forward Prize for Poetry.
Here she reads her poem ‘Jungle Owlet’ during the online awards event in October 2020.


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