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November 23, 2016

Swimmers Christmas Party

Swimmers host Edward Doegar, Julianne Pachico, and Kathryn Maris at The Function Room for a festive evening of readings, food, and the announcement of Pamphlet Issue Five.

Edward Doegar is a Complete Works fellow and contributing editor at The Rialto. He works at the Poetry Society and has a pamphlet forthcoming from Clinic in 2017.

Julianne Pachico was born in Cambridge, England and grew up in Cali, Colombia. Her debut collection of stories “The Lucky Ones” will be published by Faber in February 2017. Her stories have been published or are forthcoming in the New Yorker, the White Review, Granta, and Lighthouse.

Kathryn Maris is a poet from New York City who now lives in London. She has published two poetry collections (The Book of Jobs and God Loves You) and a pamphlet, 2008 (If a Leaf Falls Press, 2016). Her poems have appeared in Granta, tender, Poetry, The Poetry Review, The New Statesman, and many anthologies including The Best British Poetry and The Pushcart Prize Anthology. In 2017 a selection of her poems will be included in Penguin Modern Poets 5. Kathryn teaches at The Poetry School and is working towards a PhD at Goldsmiths.

Join us on December 8th from 19:00pm at The Function Room, 23 Phoenix Road, Somers Town NW1 1HB