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Anthony Anaxagorou

We are proud and delighted to announce that our second Writer on the Bloc, will be poet, publisher, performer and educator, Anthony Anaxagorou, who will begin a three-week residency on Monday 13th July.

Anthony Anaxagorou is a British-born Cypriot poet, fiction writer, essayist, publisher and poetry educator. 
His second collection After the Formalities published with Penned in the Margins is a Poetry Book Society recommendation. It was selected as one of The Telegraph’s and The Guardian’s best poetry books of 2019 and shortlisted for the 2019 T.S Eliot Prize. Anthony is also artistic director of Out-Spoken, a monthly poetry and music event held at London’s Southbank Centre,  and is founder of Out-Spoken Press, an independent publisher of poetry and critical writing that aims to challenge the lack of diversity in British publishing. He has toured extensively throughout Europe and Australia and his work has been studied in universities, schools and colleges across Europe and the USA. 

In conversation event
On Monday 13th July, 6pm, there will be an in conversation event that will feature readings from Anthony's work, a discussion on his career so far and how he got into writing and cover some aspects of his residency.
Click here to book onto Anthony's in conversation event

Throughout his time as our Writer on the Bloc, Anthony Anaxagorou will also be hosting:

• Bloc Socials - an opportunity for the community to have a conversation around a question Anthony poses. Find out more here
Workshops on Editing and Creating Imagery - Find out more here

One on one sessions - Find out more here

• An Enterprise Hub event to discuss how we get our work published, how to submit to publishers and preparing a manuscript for consideration. In this workshop Anthony will be discussing how poets can make the best approach to publishers and give their work the best chance of being printed. Book here for 23rd July, 6pm

• Open House - an opportunity to share whatever you’re writing at the moment to a group where you’ll share, listen and offer feedback on each others work Book here for 31st July, 1pm


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This has been made possible with support from The National Lottery Reaching Communities Fund, Liverpool City Region Covid-19 Emergency Funding and The Steve Morgan Foundation.