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André’s previous readings include those at the Edinburgh Book Festival, Cambridge Wordfest, Ledbury Poetry Festival, Chichester University, LSE Arts Festival, Norwich Arts Centre, StAnza International Poetry Festival, Oakham Arts Festival, Dartington Literature Festival and London’s Troubadour and Poetry Cafés.

Latest news

My next poetry collection, Blood Rain (largely a meditation on what we’re doing to the planet and ourselves) will be published by Seren Books in February 2020.   

Poems from the collection have appeared in The Spectator and New Statesman and one was awarded the 2019 Robert Graves Prize, an annual competition run by Roehampton University’s Poetry Centre in collaboration with Wimbledon BookFest.

Forthcoming 2020 readings

Saturday 15th February Cardiff Poetry Festival, Temple of Peace, King Edward VII Ave, Cardiff CF10 3AP

10:30am: New Poetry Showcase (with Emily Cotterill, Roberto Pastore, Kittie Belltree & Marvin Thompson)

3:00pm: Poems for the Planet (with Carrie Etter and Jane Lovell)

Thurs 27th February 2020 6:30-8:00pm

Book launch in Cambridge: Heffers Bookshop, 20 Trinity St, Cambridge CB2 1TY.  (Free but advance booking required via Eventbrite at:

Thursday 19th March 7:30pm

Chener Books, 14 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London SE2 8HN.  Seren poets Andre Mangeot and Lynne Hjelmgaard reading from their new collections.

Wed 25th March 4:00pm – In Conversation seminar series

University of Central Lancashire, Livesey House 214, Preston PR1 7BE

Thurs 23 July 8:00pm:

Poetry Wivenhoe, Royal British Legion, The Quay, Wivenhoe, Essex CO1 9BX

Further readings will be posted here once dates are confirmed.