Faber New Poets on Tour – Spring 2016

Faber New Poets on Tour – Spring 2016

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As part of an innovative publishing programme funded by Arts Council England, the Faber New Poets scheme exists to encourage new writers at a crucial point in their career. On 7 April 2016, Faber & Faber will publish the pamphlets of the Faber New Poets 2015-2016; Elaine Beckett, Crispin Best, Sam Buchan-Watts and Rachel Curzon. These landmark publications will be celebrated with a national tour of festival events and readings, with the poets reading and discussing their work.

Faber & Faber and The Arts Council present:


Elaine Beckett

Crispin Best

Sam Buchan-Watts

Rachel Curzon




Friday 1 April 2016

The Laugharne Weekend, 5.30pm

The Tin Shed Experience

Clifton St,


Carmarthenshire SA33 4QG

Tickets available here


Sunday 10 April 2016

Cambridge Literary Festival, 4pm

Cambridge Union Library

9a Bridge Street,

Cambridge, CB2 1UB

Tickets available here


Monday 11 April 2016

Topping & Company Booksellers of Bath, 8pm

The Paragon,


Somerset BA1 5LS

Tickets available here


Tuesday 12 April 2016

Wenlock Poetry Festival (Preview event), 7.30pm

Edge Arts Centre

Farley Road,

Much Wenlock,

Shropshire TF13 6NB

Tickets available here


Wednesday 13 April 2016

Faber & Faber, 7pm

74—77 Great Russell Street

London WC1B 3DA

Tickets available here


Saturday 7 May 2016

Poetry Next-The-Sea, 2.30pm

Alderman Peel High School

Market Lane


Norfolk NR23 1RB

Tickets available here


To follow the tour and up to the minute information visit

@faberbooks / #fabernewpoets

Faber New Poets Pamphlets #13-16 are published by Faber & Faber

7 April 2016, £5 paperbacks (x4)