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fourteen poems x Stanley Arts
Join us for our second evening with unforgettable poetry from the talented poets published by fourteen poems. This event will include poetry from Cleo Henry, Jinhao Xie, Oluwaseun Olayiwola and Remi Graves.
fourteen poems is an independent press celebrating queer poetry. They publish an anthology featuring 14 contemporary poets 3 times a year and have featured both up and coming writers alongside established names such as Andrew McMillan, Seán Hewitt, Niven Govinden, Derrick Austin and Randall Mann. In 2022, fourteen poems published their first batch of pamphlets from solo poets, with a new batch due to be released later this year.
Cleo Henry is a London based poet with an interest in queerness, archives and the apocalypse. They released their first pamphlet, The Last Lesbian Bar in the Midlands, with fourteen poems. They have also been published in Ambit, Fruit Journal and by Cipher Press, Pilot Press and Broken Sleep Books.
Jinhao Xie, based in London, is a Barbican Young Poet and a member of Southbank Centre New Poets Collective 2021-2022. Their work is in POETRY, Poetry Review, Harana, Bath Magg, Gutter Magazine and fourteen poems and anthologies, including Articulations for Keeping the Light In, Slam! You’re Gonna Wanna Hear This edited by Nikita Gill, Instagram Poems for Every Day by National Poetry Library, and Re.Creation. They are the inaugural champion of Asia House Poetry slam 2018. They are interested in nature, the mundane, and the interpersonal. They love to cook for their beloved. You can find them @xie.jin.hao on Instagram.
Oluwaseun is a poet, critic, and choregrapher living in London. His poems have been published in the Guardian, The Poetry Review, Oxford Poetry, fourteen poems and elsewhere. In 2023, he placed second in the Ledbury Poetry Competition. He became a Ledbury Poetry Critic in 2021 and since then his criticism has been published in Telegraph, TLS, the Poetry School, and Magma. Oluwaseun was an inaugural member of the Southbank Poetry Collective. He also has an MFA in Choreography from the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. His debut collection is forthcoming from Granta.
Remi Graves is a London based poet and drummer. A former Barbican Young Poet, Remi’s work has been commissioned by St Paul’s Cathedral, Barbican and BBC Radio 4. Remi has led courses at The Poetry School and facilitates in schools and community spaces around London. Remi has performed at Cheltenham Literature Festival, Tate Modern and more. Remi’s debut pamphlet with your chest was published in 2022 by fourteen poems.
Doors Open: 6:30pm