Last weekend the Free Verse Fair was held at Conway Hall in Holborn, London. There were 64 stalls on the day showcasing new authors and selling discounted magazines – Acumen Publications had slashed their prices from £5.50 to £2. Eyewear Publishing were selling 3 for £20 on their books and launching new authors from the 20/20 pamphlet series, which will be publishing my collection (A Model Archaeologist) early next year too.
There were also readings in the Brockway Room of Conway Hall and outside in the Garden cafe in Red Lion square. As a former expat living in Japan I enjoyed the readings
Joseph Robert and I also made it to a couple of readings in the Garden cafe – lovely ambience with coffee and greenery but unfortunately making the quieter poets hard to hear. Still, it was overall a great event and we got a few freebies along the way too – which I will be reviewing in a later post.