January 17th, Thursday: ‘Carcanet approaching 50: Poetry Publishers, Archives & the Digital Revolution’ John Rylands Library Manchester. More info here: http://www.poetrysurvival.com
February 7th, Thursday: Guillemot Press event at Chener Books, Lordship Lane, London. More info coming soon.
February 24th, Sunday: Reading with Peter Carpenter at ‘The art of poetry and the poetry of art’, Royal Academy, London https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/event/courses-classes-the-art-of-poetry-history-creative-writing
April: Launch of Girl. Details coming soon.
2018: June 19th, Tuesday: Shore to Shore tour 2018, with Carol Ann Duffy, Jackie Kay, Imtiaz Dharker and Gillian Clarke , Aldeburgh Parish Church, Suffolk, 7pm http://www.aldeburghbookshop.co.uk/page/shore-2-shore-with-carol-ann-duffy October 6th, Saturday: Winchester Poetry Festival ‘Hear Lies Our Land’ with Kathleen Jamie and Harry Man. October 7th, Sunday: Deeds and Words Festival, Tonbridge, Kent. ‘With our minds and bodies: women writers in their own words.’ Rebecca Goss & Elizabeth Cook https://emftheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/1173588692
2017: March 30th, Thursday: The Poetry Extension – Live reading online 1pm http://www.thepoetryextension.com March 31st, Friday: Reading and Q&A, Bury St Edmunds library, Suffolk, 10am-noon May 27th, Saturday: Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival http://bodminmoorpoetryfestival.co.uk Details coming soon June 16th, Friday: reading at Writing Motherhood launch, with Carolyn Jess-Cooke, Liz Berry, Sasha Dugdale and others. 7-9pm, The Flying Horse, Oxford Street, London, W1D 1AS July 22nd, Saturday: Poem-A-Thon fundraiser for The Poetry Cafe http://poetrysociety.org.uk/event/poem-a-thon-fundraiser-for-the-poetry-cafe/ August 26th, Saturday: Greenbelt Festival 2017 http://www.greenbelt.org.uk/2017-lineup/#literature September 8th, Friday: Poetry & Nature, with Dr. Tim Gardiner, Alexandra Davis, Caroline Gill & Alex Toms, Munnings Art Gallery, Castle Hill, Dedham, Colchester, Essex,CO7 6AZ. 6.30pm, readings from 7pm £6 includes glass of wine September 30th, Saturday: ! Cornucopia ! Alde Valley Autumn Festival, Glenham Hall, Suffolk. More details to follow. October 24th, Tuesday: Chris Routledge and I will be discussing our long-runing poetry and photography collaboration at The Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool. Free event https://openeye.org.uk/whatson/poetry-photography-series-chris-routledge-rebecca-goss/ November 2nd, Thursday: Woodbridge Youth Poetry Festival, with Vanessa Kisuule https://www.facebook.com/woodbridgeschool/photos/a.207327009288877.52373.200518593303052/1591015357586695/?type=3&theater&ifg=1 November 5th, Sunday: Poetry in Aldeburgh, Peter Pears Gallery, 1.30 – 2.30pm, with Will Stone http://www.poetryinaldeburgh.org/copy-of-2017-programme December 1st, Friday: A Poet in the City special event – ‘Tokens of Motherhood: Shame and social attitudes’ with me, Liz Berry and Amina Jama, The Foundling Museum, https://foundlingmuseum.org.uk/events/tokens-motherhood-shame-social-attitudes/ December 14th, Thursday: Flambard Poetry Prize awards evening, plus readings from myself and Ellen Peathen, Newcastle Centre for Literary Arts
2016: February 17th, Wednesday: LJMU Writers’ Workshop present: Writing the Body with Andrew McMillan, Rebecca Goss @ Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool, 6pm http://www.thebluecoat.org.uk/events/view/events/3288 April 13th, Wednesday: Suffolk Poetry Society, Gainsborough House, Sudbury, Suffolk. 7.30pm £3 Fri/Sat July 1st/2nd: Encountering Pain – international conference at UCL. More details to follow. October 6th, Thursday – National Poetry Day: Life. Death. Whatever. Launch party, Sutton House, Hackney: http://www.lifedeathwhatever.com/new-events/2016/10/6/private-view November 6th, Sunday – Poetry in Aldeburgh – reading with Poetry Wivenhoe http://www.poetryinaldeburgh.org/sunday
2015: February 10th, Tuesday: ‘Carcanet Press and Dulwich Books present: 4 Next generation Poets: Jane Yeh, Tara Bergin, Kei Miller, Rebecca Goss’. Dulwich Library, 368 Lordship Lane, London, SE22 8NB. 7.30 – 9pm http://dulwichbooks.co.uk/2015/01/08/carcanet-poetry-celebration-dulwich-library-10th-february/ FREE February 16th, Monday: Next Generation Poets in assoc. with Topping & Co., booksellers: Mark Waldron, Rebecca Goss, Charlotte Higgins. Ely Library, 7pm: http://nextgenerationpoets.com/ely-toppings-books/February 24th, Tuesday: CB1 Poetry, Gonville Hotel on Parker’s Piece, Cambridge. 7.30pm http://www.cb1poetry.org.uk March 15th, Sunday: Next Generation Poets, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/support-us/membership/priority-booking-next-generation-poets-2014 March 19th, Thursday: International Literature Network Showcase 2015, in association with the British Council and Writer’s Centre Norwich. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkGLd1_w-H4 May 22nd, Saturday: Prize giving event and reading at the 2015 Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine June 1st – June 6th: Arvon tutoring with Brian Turner and guest poet Owen Lowery, Lumb Bank, Yorkshire: http://www.arvon.org/course/starting-write-poetry-2/ September 14th, Monday: Cafe Writers, Norwich: http://cafewriters.co.uk/rebecca-goss-and-matt-howard/ September 29th, Tuesday: Out-Spoken, London: http://www.outspokenldn.com/outspokenlive October 3rd, Saturday: Essex Poetry Festival, Chelmsford, reading with Brendan Cleary: http://www.essex-poetry-festival.co.uk/prog01.html October 15th, Thursday: Poetry Night @ The Bookcase, Hebden Bridge, with Tara Bergin: http://www.bookcase.co.uk/index.html October 25th, Sunday: The Portico Prize Fiction Shortlist at Manchester Literature Festival http://www.manchesterliteraturefestival.co.uk/events/portico-prize-the-fiction-shortlist-36823 November 21-22, 2015 Medicine Unboxed, Cheltenham ‘Mortality’: Details coming soon
2014: January 16th,Thursday Bath Spa Stand Up Poetry reading series, with Jackie Wills, 8pm. February 20th,Thursday Her Birth reading and book signing at The Grove Bookshop, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, 7pm. Tickets £3, includes wine! Contact shop for details. March 25th, Tuesday York Literature Festival with Helen Mort and Emily Berry: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/three-incredible-women-poets-workshop-and-talk-tickets-8754018505 April 13th, Sunday The Dorothy Wordsworth Festival of Women’s Poetry: ‘Writing Motherhood’ reading and panel discussion with Carolyn Jess-Cooke and Sinead Morrissey: info here. See also ‘Writing Motherhood’ tour: http://www.carolynjesscooke.com/2013/11/21/writing-motherhood/ April 27th, Sunday Wenlock Poetry festival with Helen Tookey, 11am: info here May 10th, Saturday (two events): 2014 International Symposium on Poetry and Medicine – lunchtime reading at the Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London W1G 0AE (Tel: 020 7290 2900). Full programme here. Poetry in the Crypt, with Hannah Lowe and Alan Murray, St. Mary’s Church, Upper Street, Islington. 7pm. £4. July 5th, Saturday Ledbury Poetry Festival: Reading and ‘Writing Motherhood’ panel discussion with Carolyn Jess-Cooke and Hollie McNish. Details to follow. July 19th, Saturday Latitude http://www.latitudefestival.com/line-up details to follow. August 31st, Saturday Transatlantic Poetry with Dan O’Brien Google+ event, 8pm: www.transatlanticpoetry.com/readings/14-rebecca-g0ss-and-dan-o’brien/ October 29th, Wednesday Off The Page Festival, Sheffield, Next Generation Poets event with Mark Waldron, Ian Duhig & Ben Wilkinson: http://nextgenerationpoets.com/sheffield-shelf-festival/ December 3rd, Wednesday Launch for Other Countries, Star of Kings, nr Kings Cross Station, London 7.30pm. December 5th, Friday ‘FURIES’ Reading and Q&A discussion with Eve Lacey, Sophie Mayer, Sarah Marks and Vahni Capildeo. Venue: Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio, University of Cambridge, Faculty of English, 9 West Road, Cambridge, Time: 19.30-21.30 FREE entry: http://www.english.cam.ac.uk/news/archives/673
2013: Sunday, 14th July ‘Poetry in the Cathedral’ with cathedral poet-in-residence Elizabeth Cook and Dean Parkin – Creative Director at The Poetry Trust. 4.30pm, Edmund Chapel, Bury St Edmunds Cathedral, Suffolk. FREE (with retiring collection) Refreshments http://www.stedscathedral.co.uk/images/stories/ForArticles/Poetry%20in%20the%20Cathedral%20July%202013.pdf Tuesday, 10th September The Wordsworth Trust, Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria with Deryn Rees-Jones: https://wordsworth.org.uk/attend-events/2013/09/10/poetry-reading-deryn-rees-jones-amp-rebecca-goss.html Thursday, 26th September Liverpool Poetry Cafe, Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool http://www.thebluecoat.org.uk/events/view/events/1743 Monday September 30th Rough Trade East, Brick Lane, London Reading with other Forward Prize short listed poets http://www.roughtrade.com/events/2013/9/211 Tuesday, October 1st The 2013 Forward Prize award ceremony, Southbank Centre, London. Queen Elizabeth Hall, 7.30pm. Details and tickets available here: http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whatson/forward-prizes-for-poetry-77194 Saturday, 12th October Manchester Literature Festival Reading with Denise Bundred, a ‘Poetry and Medicine’ event in the Kanaris Room, Manchester Museum, Oxford Road, 2.00pm http://www.manchesterliteraturefestival.co.uk/events/medicine-reading-279 Thursday, 28th November Poetry Wivenhoe, details to follow 2012: Saturday 15th September Stand magazine’s 60th birthday party celebration. University of Leeds, English department. From 5pm. FREE Wednesday 3rd October Blackburn Library, 2pm FREE Thursday 4th October National Poetry Day reading at Bebington Library, Wirral. 2.30pm FREE Thursday 25th October Chester Performs (formerly Chester Literature Festival) with fellow Flambard poet Mary Robinson. Chester Town Hall, 1pm. £3