Launch Ticket: Sophie Collins: small white monkeys

Launch Ticket: Sophie Collins: small white monkeys

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POSTPONED FROM THURS 24 MARCH. NEW DATE COMING SOON.

Join us for the launch of small white monkeys by Sophie Collins with Helen Charman and Rachael Allen.

Sophie Collins grew up in Bergen, North Holland, and is now a lecturer at the University of Glasgow. She is the author of Who Is Mary Sue? (Faber, 2018) and small white monkeys (Book Works, 2017), and the editor of Currently & Emotion (Test Centre, 2016), an anthology of contemporary poetry translations; a sequel, Intimacy, is forthcoming. She is the translator, from the Dutch, of Lieke Marsman’s The Following Scan Will Last Five Minutes (Pavilion, 2019). Most recently, she has translated Marsman’s novel, The Opposite of a Person (Daunt Books, 2022). She is currently working on new poetry and prose.

Rachael Allen is the author of Kingdomland (Faber) and co-author of numerous artists' books, including Nights of Poor Sleep (Prototype), Almost One, Say Again! (Slimvolume) and Green at an Angle (Kestle Barton).

Helen Charman is a writer and academic based in Glasgow. Her first book, MOTHER STATE — a political history of motherhood — is forthcoming from Allen Lane. Her latest poetry pamphlet, IN THE PLEASURE DAIRY, was published by Sad Press in 2020. She teaches English Literature at Durham University.