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26 Sep 2022:

Registration for our first project conference “Taking the Mic: Black British Spoken Word Poetry Since 1965 – Aesthetics, Activisms, Auralities” is now open. The conference is a free event with options for remote attendance: is a free event with options for remote attendance – you can register here: www.takingthemic.net/registration

14 Sep 2022:

30 May 2022:

Just in time for Pride Month, Poetry Off the Page proudly announces the GAIN Poetry Slam, which we are co-organising in Vienna – it takes place on 29th June at 6 o’clock on the University of Vienna Campus Altes AKH. There will also be a slam workshop on 13 June to prepare aspiring poets for the event.

25 Apr 2022:

The Call for Papers for our first project conference “Taking the Mic: Black British Spoken Word Poetry Since 1965” has been published!
Deadline for abstracts: 15 June

11 Apr 2022:

Poetry Off the Page – Quarterly Newsletter #2:

10 Jan 2022:

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9 Dec 2021:

To find out more about Poetry Off the Page and its individual subprojects, you can now watch this little video we produced (many thanks to Hanna Möller and Benjamin Furtlehner of the University of Vienna’s PR Team!):

2 Nov 2021:

The PoP team has written a letter in support of Goldsmiths’ Department of English & Creative Writing, and the future of literary studies and the Arts and Humanities at Goldsmiths University of London, after the college announced compulsory redundancies, targeting academics in English and History as well as administrative staff.