AboutTlön Books Publishing and Ambit are holding a special event with three poets to celebrate the exhibited work The Romance; an episode in the life of a young writer, and the near 200 issue of Ambit
Jason Shelley will give the first ever public reading of The Romance; an episode in the life of a young writer. He will also read other works
Richard Dyer and Judy Brown will read from their latest works
Signed work will be available from all 3 poets at the reading. This includes signed copies of The Romance the hardback RRP £8.99 and the latest issue of Ambit
Richard Dyer's poetry and fiction have been published in Ambit, Contemporary, Moving Worlds, Le Gun, Junger Welt, Cronica Latina and The Dark Times. His first poetry collection, A Western Journey was published by Arlen House, in October 2006. In 2008 his second collection, Bog Land Scapes, was released as a DVD.
Richard is News Editor and London Correspondent for Contemporary magazine, Assistant Editor at Third Text and Art Editor of Wasafiri.
Judy Brown's pamphlet, Pillars of Salt (2006) was a winner in Templar Poetry's pamphlet competition. She won the Poetry London competition in 2009 and in 2005 received the Poetry Society's Hamish Canham Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared in The Forward Book of Poetry 2006 and Ambit
Jason Shelley is a poet and publisher whose first book of selected poetry was the 'Beckettesque' No Looking Back (2002). This was followed by the urban love story Grey Love (2003), selected prose and poetry. He later collaborated with British Asian artist Vishal Shah to produce The Romance; an episode in the life of a young writer (2005), an abstract fiction title. He is working on his fourth book with Tlön Books Publishing, Daytime Notes from Early Morning to Late Afternoon (2011). The artwork for The Romance; an episode in the life of a young writer, is exhibited Tank Gallery, London 9th April - 1st May 2010.
Jason writes regular online 'Monday morning' poems that are accessible to the general public. He was born in Southend-on-sea, UK and now lives in London
The Romance - the hardback
'The expressionistic illustrations and prose capture a contemporary edginess of modern metropolitan living. This darkly comic, noirish tale brings to mind the view from the rainy bus stop of anonymous illuminated windows! An engaging slice of late night thoughts in a neat slim volume.'