Philip Gross Launch Readings
'Moving from island to island, continent to continent, Between the Islands is concerned with memories, with resonances throughout time, but also with emergent dangers; ecological fears and the rising islands of refuse accumulating in our oceans.' - Poetry Book Society Spring Bulletin
Philip Gross was a guest on Radio 3’s The Verb on 5 July 2019, along with fellow Bloodaxe poet Heather Phillipson. Click here to listen. Heather features at 7.50. Philip is interviewed at 29.54, and reads again at 42.31 and in the podcast extra. He read a poem from his 2017 collection A Bright Acoustic.
Little Man Coffee, Bridge Street, Cardiff CF10 2EE (close to Queen Street Station)
Philip Gross Book Launch, Reading and Conversation
Cardiff launch of Between the Islands.
Entry: no charge but contributions invited to the Earthwatch charity. www.earthwatch.org.uk
Information via Philip’s website: https://www.philipgross.co.uk/contact.php
Boston Tea Party Park Street, 75 Park Street, Bristol BS1 5PF
Philip Gross Book Launch and Poetry Readings
Launch of Between the Islands, with readings by Philip Gross and the Bristol Stanza poets.
Details on eventbrite here. EVENT NOW CANCELLED.
Friday 19 June 2020, RS Thomas & ME Eldridge Poetry & Arts Festival, Aberdaron
St Hywyn’s Church, Aberdaron 11:00-13:00
Sarn Plas Cottage, Y Rhiw. 14:00-16:00
An interview with Philip Gross ran in the 13 October 2017 issue of The Friend. He spoke to Jonathan Doering about his work and his Quakerism.
‘From sparky children’s poetry… to his T S Eliot Award-winning poetry collection The Water Table and the recent collection A Bright Acoustic, there is an open-mindedness and willingness to accept the strange, shocking but sometimes superb gifts of life.’ – Jonathan Doering, The Friend
Partially available online (in full by subscription):
Click here to read.
Philip Gross contributed to Wales Arts Review's feature 'Writers' Rooms' in 2016. His piece about the room he writes in, complete with photographs, can be seen here.
[02 March 2020]