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Matt Simpson Memorial Poetry Reading

9 April @ 5:30 am - 7:00 am


Poet Janette Ayachi is reading at the 2024 Matt Simpson Memorial Reading, in association with the Windows Project and Liverpool Hope School of Humanities. The evening will include 45 minutes of her poetry, a book signing, and chance to speak to the poet herself. Refreshments are served from 5pm and anyone is welcome to come along!

Janette Ayachi (1982 -) BA (Film Media/English Lit. Stirling University),
MSc (Creative Writing, Edinburgh University), is a Scottish-Algerian poet.
She is a regular on BBC arts programmes and she collaborates with artists and performs at festivals internationally. Her first full poetry collection ‘Hand Over Mouth Music’ (Pavilion, Liverpool University Press) won the Saltire Poetry Book of the Year Literary Award 2019 and her poetry, prose and essays have been published in a broad range of newspapers, magazines and anthologies from presses such as Polygon, Canongate, Seren and upcoming in Bloomsbury. Her next poetry book ‘QuickFire, Slow Burning’ (Pavilion, LUP, 2024) is available for pre-order and released in April 2024.

For further information, please contact Dr Eleanor Rees at


9 April
5:30 am - 7:00 am
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Eden Arbour Room
Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park Campus, Childwall
Liverpool, L16 9JD Liverpool
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