Naomi Foyle | Current Events
Oct 2020: A poem, ‘Made from fibres not readily penetrated’, read on NER Out Loud, the New England Review podcast, with poems by Sasha Dugdale, Seni Seneviratne and Shazea Quraishi, from a feature on British poets guest edited by Marilyn Hacker.
Oct 2020: LIT UP launch. The Zoom launch of Breathe Before Thought by Uzmah Ali, I Want to Be the One You Think About at Night by Arun Jeetoo and tenderhead. by Jay Delise, three new titles I edited for Waterloo Press’s mentoring and publishing scheme for emerging poets of colour. All books available here!
Recent Events, Interviews & Features
June 2020: Two poems, ‘Made from fibres not readily penetrated’ and ‘Minor Key/hole’ published in New England Review Vol 41 #2, in a feature on British poets edited by Marilyn Hacker.
July 2020: Announcement of the Winners of the Mairtín Crawford Awards for Poetry and Short Story. Naomi co-judged the Poetry Award with Moyra Donaldson.
Mon May 25 2020: LOCKDOWN Brixton BookJam (UK). A Zoom event.
Mar 21 2020 BSFA VECTOR Reading Series: Solidarity Salon #8. Livestreamed Science Fiction readings for Lockdown, archived on FB by the BSFA. I read a short story, the space operetta ‘Hebe’s Ocean’.
May 6th 2020: ‘Belfast Poet Mairtin Crawford Remembered’. My article about Mairtin Crawford and his poetry, published on the BBC Radio Ulster website after my appearance on The Culture Cafe with Marie-Louise Muir.
April 30 2020: Matt’s Art Chat #17. An interview with Prague-based Matt Micucci, covering the pandemic, poetry, SF, puppet theatre, and Boris Johnson’s soul (about which, sadly but predictably, I was wrong!)
April 28 2020: ‘Ma’at’s Feather’. Celebrating National Poetry Month in the US, I was featured on Tattoosday, a Brooklyn-based Tattoo blog.
April 27 2020: Monday Night Poetry at KGB Bar (NYC). A Zoom event, though unfortunately the recording did not work.
Mar 27 2020: Chichester Poetry Online Open Mic. Guest Reader. Featuring the poems ‘If It Is a War’ and ‘The Cancer Breakthrough’ from Adamantine.
Mar 2 2020: Poem of the Week: ‘Winterpause’ by Naomi Foyle, published in the Guardian with an appreciative essay by Carol Rumens.
Dec 31 1999: ‘reQuesting’ from Adamantine published by Poetry Daily (US).