Simon Barraclough and Stephen Sturgeon will be reading from their
latest work on Sunday, May 11, 2008.
Simon Barraclough was born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire but has
lived in London for 11 years. He won the poetry section of the
London Writers’ Competition in 2000 and has been published
widely in magazines such as Poetry Review, The Manhattan
Review, Time Out, and Magma. His work has
also been broadcast several times on BBC Radio 4 and Radio 3.
His debut collection Los Alamos Mon Amour was published
by Salt in April 2008 and has already been noted by Sarah Crown
of The Guardian as one of the poetry books to look out
for this year. He also appeared in The Times’ list
of ‘Top Ten Literary Stars of 2008’.
Stephen Sturgeon's poems have appeared in Boston Review,
Fulcrum: an Annual of Poetry and Aesthetics, Harvard
Review, and Jacket, among other journals. He was
recently named Editor of Fulcrum.
The reading will begin at 6 pm at the Pierre Menard Gallery,
located at 10 Arrow Street in Harvard Square (up Arrow Street
from the Cafe Pamplona). Admission is free and a reception will