Activism in Poetry and Poetry & Spoken Word Group AGM

How can we become activists within poetry in the world we live in today? Poets Khairani Barokka, Clare Pollard and Jacqueline Saphra will discuss the role of activism in poetry in a panel chaired by Will Forrester of English PEN.

COVID-19 review – where next for publishing and bookselling?

Hachette and Burley Fisher Books discuss on the impact the pandemic has had on the publishing industry, how they have had to adapt working practices and what they think the long term effects on the sector will be as a result of the ongoing health crisis.

The Authors’ Emergency Fund

Hear from Nicola Solomon, Chief Executive of The Society of Authors, and Philip Womack, author and trustee on the Authors’ Emergency Fund steering committee, on how the SoA is supporting authors during the ongoing health crisis.