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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, London’s Troubadour and Poetry Cafés, and the Poetry in Aldeburgh festival.

Latest news

My next poetry collection, Blood Rain (largely a meditation on what we’re doing to the planet and ourselves) is scheduled for publication by Seren Books in February 2020.   Below is a preview of the beautiful cover! 

Delighted to hear that a poem from the forthcoming book, Scrimshaw, has won The 2019 Robert Graves Prize, awarded by Roehampton University in collaboration with Wimbledon BookFest.  Presentation event at Wimbledon BookFest, Monday 7th October, 5:30pm, William Morris Tent, Wimbledon Common SW19 5AZ

Forthcoming readings

Southend Poetry Group:

2nd October 2019 with Clare Best.  8pm, £2 admission

Naval & Military Club, 20 Royal Terrace, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 1DU

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