New Words at Pages Cheshire Street

January 2020

split ends/rooms and the blue room book launch and new poetry readings at Pages Cheshire Street. Programmed and organised by Robin Christian.


Eloise Hendy is a poet and writer living in London. Her work has appeared in Ambit, The Tangerine, Frieze and The Stinging Fly, amongst others, and she was recently shortlisted for The White Review Poet’s Prize 2018. the blue room is her debut pamphlet

Alanna McArdle is a writer from London. She has had poetry published in print and online in Shabby Doll House, Prelude Magazine, Poems in Which, For Every Year, and The Chapess, among others, and she was recently included in episode three of the podcast Poets In Bed. Her non-fiction and journalism has featured in Pitchfork, Crack Magazine, The NME, The Talkhouse, Noisey, and Broadly. Her short story ‘Butter’ was shortlisted for the 2018 Desperate Literature short fiction prize. split ends / rooms is her debut pamphlet

Naomi Morris is a writer originally from Birmingham. Her debut pamphlet Earth Sign came out in 2019 with Partus Press and was the winner of the 2018 Hollingworth Prize for poetry.

Karen Correa de Silva is a Portuguese-Canadian media artist working across text, media poetics, and artist bookmaking. She holds a PhD in media poetics from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, and her text and book works have been exhibited internationally, from the Propeller Centre for Visual Arts in Toronto, to MOMA PS1 in New York, to Kunstradio Austria in Vienna. She’s the co-founder of Very Tender Studio, a multidisciplinary studio practice in Hackney Wick. Karen’s text and visual poetics works have been published in Poetry is Dead (Vancouver), BafterC (BookThug Books), and in book and pamphlet form from Tightrope Books, Steel Bananas Press, Very Tender Studio, and Draw Down Books.