Rising Stars

Faber New Poets 2014

Rachael Allen, Will Burns, Zaffar Kunial & Declan Ryan

  • 15
  • Oct





One of Britain’s most respected publishers, Faber & Faber are the pre-eminent publishers of poetry in the UK, from TS Eliot and Seamus Heaney to Lavinia Greenlaw and Alice Oswald. Selected from more than 850 applicants, their 2014 Faber New Poets will be reading a selection of work from their first pamphlets at this special showcase event. Rachael Allen is the co-editor of poetry anthology series Clinic, and her poems have appeared in various publications. Will Burns is Poet-In-Residence at Caught By The River and has published poems in South Bank Poetry, Illustrated Ape and the Independent Online. Zaffar Kunial lives in Cumbria where he has just become the 2014 Wordsworth Trust Poet in Residence. Declan Ryan was born in Mayo, Ireland and his poems, essays and reviews have been widely published. Come hear what the future of poetry sounds like.