Tiger Girl launch events and readings

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

Pascale Petit launched Tiger Girl, along with Wayne-Holloway Smith and Phoebe Stuckes who also launched their new poetry collections on Tuesday 8th September from 7pm to 8pm BST. Hosted by editor Neil Astley, this free event 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.


The Laurel Prize with Simon Armitage & Pascale Petit at Cambridge Literary Festival 7.30pm Sunday 22 November
Poet Laureate Simon Armitage will talk about the Laurel Prize which he founded, and the inaugural winner Pascale Petit will read and be in conversation with Anna Selby.
Online event, Tickets and details Here

Romalyn Ante and Pascale Petit 7pm-8pm Thursday 26 November on Zoom
Readings from Antiemetic for Homesickness and Tiger Girl, followed by conversation, hosted by Alice Hiller. Free entry but booking essential on Eventbrite HERE

POETRY AND the Wild in a Time of Coronavirus, 5pm GMT online Monday 30 November 2020
with Shekar Dattatri and Pascale Petit
Chaired by Ruth Padel, Professor of Poetry, King’s College, London
FREE More details HERE and to register HERE on Eventbrite
A reading and talk between the pioneering Indian wildlife and conservation filmmaker Shekar Dattrati, and the prizewinning British poet Pascale Petit, on the wild in India during a time of Coronavirus

Lewes Live Literature Wednesday 7 April 2021
Pascale Petit reading at Lewes Arts Centre (more tba)

Cardiff Poetry Festival on Zoom 16-18 April 2021
Pascale Petit reading from Tiger Girl and in conversation

Welshpool Poetry Festival 7:30pm Saturday 5 June 2021
Pascale Petit reading from Tiger Girl, with Jonathan Edwards,
Church House, Welshpool, Mid-Wales
£8 inc free drink

Timber International Forest Festival 16:30 – 17:15 Saturday 3 June 2021
Laurel and Gingko Prize readings with Simon Armitage, Pascale Petit and Jade Cuttle
Feanedock, inside the National Forest, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire/Derbyshire border
More info Here

Thomas Hardy Festival and Conference  8pm Monday 12 July 2021
Pascale Petit reads from Tiger Girl
Sunninghill Preparatory School, South Walks Road, Dorchester DT1 1EB

Greenbelt Festival Wild at heart’ 27 – 30 August 2021
Pascale Petit reads from Tiger Girl
The Leaves, Boughton House, near Kettering

King’s Lynn Poetry Festival 24–26 September 2021
Pascale Petit launches Tiger Girl
more details tba


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