Adrian Blamires (poet)

Saturday, 16 June 2018: SOLDIER: An afternoon of art and poetry with Adrian Blamires and Robert Fitzmaurice at Stanley Spencer’s unique war memorial, Sandham Memorial Chapel

The Two Rivers poet Adrian Blamires will be reading at the Sandham Memorial Chapel in Burghclere (near Newbury) this Saturday. He joins the painter Robert Fitzmaurice to consider the themes of Fitzmaurice’s exhibition SOLDIER, currently on display at the venue. … Continue reading

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Friday, August 1, 2014: An invitation to join us in celebrating “The Arts of Peace”

                The first of August 1914 saw the beginning of the war that was to end all wars and which, instead, ushered in a century of armed conflicts. Two Rivers Press marks the … Continue reading

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Arts of peace revised cover 20 MarchThe Arts of Peace: An Anthology of Poems by Adrian Blamires (poet) Peter Robinson (poet, editor)

Friday, 4 October, 2013: TRP poets at Swindon Poetry Festival

Susan Utting, Adrian Blamires and Ian House will be reading at the Swindon Poetry Festival’s “Up the Junctions! A metaphorical day trip of poems and places along the M4 corridor“. Their slot is at 3pm – 3.45pm: Having a cake … Continue reading

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Adrian Blamires: 2011-2012 Creative Writing Fellow at the University of Reading

Each year, the English Department of the University of Reading invites a published author to be the Creative Writing Fellow and to host a weekly series of writing workshops open to all! Two Rivers Press is delighted that Adrian Blamires … Continue reading

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ThePangValleyThe Pang Valley by Adrian Blamires (poet) Pip Hall (artist, letterer)

coastalprocessesThe Effect of Coastal Processes by Adrian Blamires (poet) Pip Hall (artist, letterer)

Adrien Blamires was born in Cornwall but now lives in Reading. He teaches English and is taking an MA in Early Modern Literature & Drama. His first collection, The Effect of Coastal Processes was a Waterstone’s Best New Poetry selection and was reviewed in The Guardian and De Groene Amsterdammer.The title poem was read on Radio 4’s Poetry Please. His latest collection is The Pang Valley.

Learn more about Adrian Blamires and his poetry here.