Times: 19:00 - 21:30
Ambit Magazine – A Potted History
Ambit Magazine presents a celebration of 60 years of continuous publication with a special workshop and readings.
Ambit is a London-based 96 page literary and art magazine that features poetry, prose and art. They strive to feature fresh voices and visions from across the world, placing first-time writers alongside giants of the scene.
Discover the amazing history of Ambit through letters from the archive read by editor Briony Bax and hear readings from poets Chris McCabe, Tony Dash, Jennifer Lee-Tsai and Brian Wake, all of whom have appeared in Ambit. There will also be readings from the famous Ambit 92 Liverpool issue published in 1983.
A hilarious look at the evolution of the magazine with some serious poetry thrown in. The evening will include a tribute to Henry Graham who was Poetry Editor of Ambit for many years and who died in February this year.