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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.

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My third poetry collection, Blood Rain, was published by Seren in February 2020.   

Poems from the book have previously 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.

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 & Christina Thatcher)

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.


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.  (NB: postponed due to coronavirus restrictions: it is hoped to rearrange the event later this year)


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

University of Central Lancashire, Livesey House 214, Preston PR1 7BE    (NB: postponed due to coronavirus restrictions: it is hoped to rearrange the event later this year)


Thurs 23 July 8:00pm:

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


Fri 25 – Sun 27 Sept (date/time of reading tbc):

King’s Lynn Poetry Festival, Town Hall, Saturday Market Place, King’s Lynn PE30 5DQ


Mon 5 October 7:00pm:

Saltmarsh Poetry, 3 Glebe Lane, Burnham Overy Staithe PE31 8JQ


Thurs 22 October 7:30pm:

Woodbridge Library, New Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1DT.

André Mangeot (Blood Rain, Seren, 2020) and Clare Best (Each Other, Waterloo Press, 2019) read from their latest collections


Further readings will be posted here once dates are confirmed.