A listing of public readings, exhibitions and other events.


26 November, Newcastle Literary Festival, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

5 November, Artists’ Books Now, British Library, London, UK

13 October, Launch of Dark Mountain Issue 14, Sprint Mill, Cumbria, UK

1 – 9 September, Group Exhibition: Encountering Our Indelible Mark at IMPACT 10, Santander, Spain

17 – 18 August, Back to Nature? Reading, discussion and workshop with Berlin Salon, Frieder Burda Museum, Berlin, Germany

26 July, Canal Laureate poetry at Finding the Words, York Explore, York, UK

18 – 25 July, Canal Laureate tour of Leeds and Liverpool Canal, UK

17 July, Canal Laureate poetry with Alarum Theatre, The Rodley Barge, Leeds, UK

7 – 9 June, British Council Nature Writing Seminar, Literaturehaus München and Stiftung Nantesbuch, Germany

11 May, Oxford Poetry Library Birthday Celebration, East Oxford Community Centre, Oxford, UK

21 April, BALTIC Artists Book Market, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK

15 March, An evening with the Canal Laureate (and premiere of The Cut, a filmpoem by Pierre Tremblay and Nancy Campbell), Barge Fiodora, Paddington Basin, London, UK

1 March, Reading/Discussion at the Launch of Natural Phenomena by Meryl Pugh, Nomadic Community Garden, Shoreditch, London, UK

23 February, Nottingham Light Night, Nottingham, UK

16 February, Regent’s Canal Towpath Trail with artist Pierre Tremblay, London, UK

15 February, Poetry and Climate Change with Mario Petrucci, 16 Bury Place, London, UK


9 December – 24 February, Ex Libris: Altered Books exhibition, Bucks County Museum, Aylesbury, UK

22 November – 20 December, Writer in Residence, Jan Michalski Fondation, Montricher, Switzerland

10-11 November, Small Publishers Fair, London, UK

22 September – 19 October, Writer in Residence, the Institute of Gunnar Gunnarsson, Skriðuklaustur, Iceland

19 September – Ós Pressan: Snjóboltinn og a Song, Kaffislippur, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland

5 September – Walking on Lava launch, Old Truman Brewery, Spitalfields, London, UK

4 September – 31 October, The Polar Tombola, Exhibition at Bower Ashton Library, UWE, Bristol, UK

26 August, Greenbelt Festival, Boughton House, UK

6 June, Guest poet, reading at launch of Ways of Walking by Theophilus Kwek and Alvin Ong, The Handle Bar Cafe, Oxford, UK

13-14 May, Artists’ Book Market, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK

8 May, Guest poet, reading at launch of For The Martyrs of Two Wars by Ruth Valentine, Waterstones Piccadilly, London, UK

30 April, Hexham Book Festival, Northumberland, UK

2 April, The Polar Tombola, Bristol Artist’s Book Event, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK

23 March, Reading at The Stove, Dumfries, Scotland

23 February, 100 Books: A Vigil, The Horse Hospital, London, UK

14 January, Reading with Rachel Blau DuPlessis, organised by Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre, Oxford, UK


3 December, Seascapes and the Arctic workshop, Prints and Drawings Study Room, The British Museum, London, UK

28 November, Words for Winter: Tales of Home, Oxford Town Hall, Oxford, UK

20 November, The Polar Tombola followed by a reading from Disko Bay, as part of Women Crossing Cultures for Being Human Festival: World Museum, Liverpool, UK

16 November, Reading: Nancy Campbell / Laressa Dickey / Carola Luther / Carol Rowntree Jones, Albion Beatnik, Oxford, UK

3 November, Reading: The Bookcase, Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire, UK

29 October, The Polar Tombola at the Polar Museum, Cambridge, UK

24 October, Wantage Betjeman Literary Festival, Oxfordshire, UK

23 October, Panel discussion: What lies behind the verse? Bloomsbury Literary Festival, London, UK

16 October, The Polar Tombola at the Poetry Library Open Day, Southbank Centre, London, UK

20 September, The Forward Prizes for Poetry, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, UK

15 September – 29 October, Group exhibition: Artists’ Book Cornucopia VII, Abecedarian Gallery, 910 Santa Fe, #101, Denver, CO 80204, USA

8 September, Reading: The Albert, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, UK

10 July – 30 September, Group Exhibition: Paint Her To Your Own Mind, Shandy Hall (The Laurence Sterne Trust), Coxwold, UK

22 June, Reading, with Koral Society, Ritzy Picturehouse, Brixton, London, UK

18 June, The Polar Tombola, Artists’ Book Market, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK

4 June, In Conversation with Bill Jacklin RA, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

5 May, Book Launch: Bill Jacklin, Graphics, Marlborough Fine Art, London, UK

4 May, Poems presented at premiere of Pierre Tremblay’s POOLS, Ryerson Athletic Centre Pool, Toronto, Canada

30 April, Reading: Beaufort Literary Society, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, UK

23 April, World Book Night with United Artists, Halifax, Yorkshire, UK

1-30 April, Featured Artist at fabelist.com

5-6 March, PAGES Leeds | International Artists’ Book Fair, The Tetley, Leeds, UK

3 March, Reading with Will Eaves at Gay’s The Word, London, UK

5 February, Talk: Representing the Arctic in artists books, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK

28 January, Reading: Words for Winter at the Albion Beatnik, Oxford, UK

27 January, Reading: Eco-Poetry Evening, University of Falmouth, Penryn, UK


20 December, Broadcast: Ice/Thaw (producer: Tim Dee), BBC Radio 3

9 December, Reading: Jazz & Poetry, The Guitar Bar, Nottingham, UK

5 December, Reading: Poem-A-Thon for Refugees, Vout-O-Reenee’s, London, UK

1 December, Book launch: Disko Bay, Enitharmon Press, London, UK

18 November, Discussion: Being Writers, 10 Bury Place, London, UK

6-7 November, Nancy Campbell: Books and Printed Matter. Exhibition at Small Publishers Fair, London, UK

13 October, Reading: ‘Four Corners’ Poetry Evening, St Cross College, Oxford, UK

26 August, Discussion: Seqineq, Ilulissat Kunstmuseum, Greenland

15-31 August, Writer in Residence, Ilulissat Kunstmuseum, Greenland

18 July, Exhibition: KALEID 2015 LONDON, The Art Academy, London, UK

16 July, Launch of The Interpreter’s House No.59, The Albion Beatnik, Oxford, UK

15 May, African Folklore and Tales of Anansi, Lunchtime Talk for British Literature Week, British Library, London, UK

22 April, Guest Reader: Ouse Muse, Bedford, UK

11-12 April, Bristol Artists Book Event, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK (including Artists’ Book Surgery on 11 April and performance on 12 April)

1-31 March, Writer in Residence, Herhusið, Siglufjörður, Iceland

26-28 February, The dynamics of darkness in the North / Hreyfiafl Myrkurs í Nor∂rinu, Norræna húsið, Reykjavik, Iceland

29 February, Arctic Book Club, The British Library, London, UK

9 February, Arctic Book Club: Oxford, UK

5 February, Reading: Trapped in the Ice, Frozen in Time, The British Library, London, UK

12 January, Arctic Book Club: Oxford, UK


8 December, Arctic Book Club: Oxford, UK

5–6 December, BALTIC Book Market, Baltic Contemporary, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

3 December, Reading: Launch of Dark Mountain Journal, Free Word Centre, London, UK

26-30 November, Exhibition: Artists’ Books, City Library, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

25 November – 15 March 2015, Exhibition: Beyond Words, Artspace Mackay, QLD, Australia

17 November – 20 March (2015), Group Exhibition: Livre d’Artiste d’Aujourd’hui: Interdisciplinary Collaborations, MDC Galleries of Art + Design, Miami, USA

17 November, Reading: Quujaavaarssuq & the Queen of the Sea, The Lit & Phil, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

16 November, Material World, The Poetry Library, Southbank Centre, London, UK

14 November – 29 March (2015), Lines in the Ice: Seeking the Northwest Passage, The British Library, London, UK

10 November, Arctic Book Club: Oxford, UK

4 November, Workshop: Arctic Writing, The Lit & Phil, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

30 October, Reading: The Albion Beatnik Bookshop, Oxford, UK

26 October, Reading with MacGillivray, Wolfson College, University of Oxford, UK

17–18 October, Manchester Artists Book Fair, Manchester, UK

1–31 October, Curator: They Cast No Shadows: Halloween Works from Zitouna Press over 25 Years, Centre for Fine Print Research, Bristol, UK

10–11 September, TippingPoint Conference, Oxford, UK

13 August – 13 September, Inconstant Water included in The Floating Library, Minnesota, USA

23 July – 27 September, Group Exhibition: Livre d’Artiste d’Aujourd’hui: Interdisciplinary Collaborations, The Center for Book Arts, New York City, USA

12 June – 3 July, Group Exhibition: Voyages Boxed, Lady Margaret Hall Library, University of Oxford, UK

30 May – 1 June, Solo Exhibition: The Postcolonial Arctic Conference, University of Leeds, UK

17 May, Reading: Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, UK

6–21 May, Solo Exhibition: Vantar | Missing, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, UK

23 April, United Artists Annual World Book Night Event, Bristol, UK

17 March, Talk: Poetry in the Arctic, Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, UK

13 March – 18 May, Group Exhibition: Artists’ Books in the UK and Russia, State Historical, Architectural, Art & Landscape Museum-Reserve Tsaritsyno, Moscow, touring to Pavel Kuznetsov Museum, Saratov, Russia

13 March Reading: Five Leaves Bookshop/States of Independence Festival, Nottingham, UK

7 March Reading: , Oxford, UK

3 March – 14 April, Group Exhibition: AM Bruno 20082014, Tom Trusky Exhibition Cases, Centre for Fine Print Research, Bristol, UK

7 February – 6 March, Group Exhibition: Fluxjob, MCBA Star Tribune Foundation Gallery, Minnesota, USA

1 February – 16 March, Group Exhibition: Beyond Words, Artists and Translation, Art Wharepuke, New Zealand

1 February – 2 March Exhibition curator: I See You Everywhere: Works from Zitouna Press over 25 Years – Valentines, Reading Room, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK

31 January, Talk: Arctic Alphabets: A Poetic Response to the Polar Regions, Oxford University Arctic Research Forum, Oxford, UK


17 November – 14 December, Hawthornden Fellowship, Scotland, UK

15 November – 20 December, Group Exhibition: Beyond Words, Artists and Translation, Amelie Gallery, Beijing, China

25 October, Lecture:No More Words for Snow: Arctic Alphabets, Old Library, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, UK

13 October – 21 June (2014), Visual and Performing Artist in Residence: Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, UK

13–15 September, Represented by KALEID EDITIONS at The London Art Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

2 September, Reading: Words Across Northumberland, The Lit & Phil, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

28 August – 1 September, Illustrated Talk: Hot Metal & Frozen Paper – Printing in Arctic Greenland, IMPACT 8 International Printmaking Conference, Dundee University, UK

19–20 July, Group Exhibition: KALEID London, London, UK

5 July – 15 September, Group Exhibition: Making Tracks, ONCA, Brighton, UK

18–21 June, Writer in Residence: Rothbury Library, Words Across Northumberland/Hexham Book Festival, UK

22 April, Performance: A Small Good Thing, World Book Night, Bristol, UK

20 April, Workshop: Book Arts Surgery, Bristol Artists Book Event, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK

15–17 April, London Book Fair, London, UK

16 March, Reading: Our Time In Ice, ONCA Gallery, Brighton, UK

7 March – 26 May, Group Exhibition: Metamorphosis & Flux, H Project Space, Bangkok, Thailand

28 February – 31 May, Group Exhibition: Our Time In Ice, ONCA Gallery, Brighton, UK

6–22 February, Group Exhibition: Typewriter – Print On Demand, Bath School of Art & Design, UK


5 December, Workshop:Altered Books, Albion Beatnik, Oxford, UK

23 November, Oxford Inspires Christmas Night Light, Oxford, UK

21 November, Artist’s Talk: Geopoetics and Artist’s Books, Bookartbookshop, London, UK

16 – 30 November, Solo Exhibition: How to Say ‘I Love You’ in Greenlandic, Bookartbookshop, London, UK

28 September – 4 November, Group Exhibition: Tell Me How You REALLY Feel, Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

October-December, Group Exhibition: Sense of Place in Artists’ Books, Architecture Library, University of Minnesota, USA

12-13 October, Manchester Artists’ Book Fair, Manchester, UK

12 October, Talk:Collaboration and the Democracy of Bookarts, Manchester Artists’ Books Fair, UK

8 September, Workshop: Altered Books, Free Verse Book Fair, London, UK

7 September, Talk: Tertulia/Nowhere Island: Spike Island, Bristol, UK

11 July – 22 September, Group Exhibition: Tell Me How You REALLY Feel, The Center for Book Arts, New York, USA

22 May – 24 June, Solo Exhibition: Limfjord Lines, Doverodde Købmandsgård, Denmark

17 May – 20 May, Doverodde Book Arts Festival, Limfjordscentret, Denmark

19 April – 21 April, Group Exhibition: Ord Kraft, Aalborg, Denmark

16 April – 20 May, Writer in Residence: Doverodde Book Arts Center, Limfjordscentret, Denmark

10 April, Reading: Poetry Cafe at The Flying Goose, Nottingham, UK

28 March, Solo Exhibition: Documenting Siglufjörður, Herhusið, Siglufjörður, Iceland

1–31 March, Writer in Residence: Herhusið, Siglufjörður, Iceland

22–24 February, Tipping Point, Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability, Newcastle University, UK

14 February, Performance: Write Queer London Pleasure Garden Ball, Museum of London, UK

2 February, Workshop: Write Queer London, National Maritime Museum, London, UK


12 November – 18 December, Group Exhibition: Poetry Beyond Text, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

19 November, Talk: An Arctic Alphabet, The Scottish Arctic Club, Fort William, Scotland

5–6 November, Oxford Fine Press Book Fair, Oxford

16 October, Book Launch: The Night Hunter, Florisity, New York, USA

7 October, Reading: The Night Hunter, Center for Book Arts, New York, USA

22 September, Book Launch: How to Say ‘I Love You’ in Greenlandic, The Poetry Cafe, London, UK

14 July, Reading: How to Say ‘I Love You’ in Greenlandic, Tertulia, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, UK

16 June, Talk: How to Say ‘I Love You’ in Greenlandic, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities, Cambridge University, UK; sponsored by World Oral Literature Project

2–26 June, Group Exhibition: … in the air … Limfjordcentret, Doverodde, Denmark

2–5 June, Talk: Topography and Typography, Doverodde Book Arts Festival, Hurup Thy, Denmark

14 May – 15 July, Group Exhibition: Poetry Beyond Text, Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh, UK

30 April, Artists’ Books Surgery, Bristol Artists’ Books Event, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, UK

24 – 26 March, Talk: Corpses, Cairns and Carrier Pigeons: Polar Postal Systems, Picture This: Postcards & Letters Beyond Text Conference, University of Sussex, UK

22 March, Workshop: The Polar Museum for Cambridge Science Week, Cambridge, UK

4 March – 1 April, Group Exhibition: Poetry Beyond Text, Visual Research Centre, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, UK

5 March, World Book Night, Bristol, UK

14 February, Talk: No More Words for Snow, N16 Writers, London, UK

6 February, Reading: Reflections in a Field of Heaven, Museum of the History of Science, Oxford, UK

29 January, Workshop: Poetry in Three Dimensions, The Poetry School, London, UK