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Maintenant Camarade: Edition II

On February 11th 2012, 3:AM Magazine’s Maintenant series hosted its second ‘Camarade’ event at the Rich Mix centre near Brick Lane in London. Eleven pairs of contemporary British poets came together to read original works of avant-garde and literary poetry before a sell out audience.

The videos below are shown in the order of the readings given on the evening, an event which showed the depth of talent, inventiveness and wit in contemporary European poetry.

Chris McCabe and Tom Jenks

Keston Sutherland and Sean Bonney

Sam Riviere and Sophie Collins

Colin Herd and Patrick Coyle

Andrea Brady and Maria Fusco

James Davies and Stephen Emmerson

Tim Atkins

Lucy Harvest Clarke and Katerina Kashchavtseva

Marcus Slease and Peter Jaeger

Nathan Jones and Richard Barrett

Philip Terry and Jeff Hilson


Edited by SJ Fowler the Maintenant project is a weekly interview series with contemporary European poets, with a leaning toward new voices and innovation in poetics.

First published in 3:AM Magazine: Monday, February 13th, 2012.