The White Review is pleased to present an evening of discussions and readings at the Cornubian Arts & Science Trust (CAST) in Helston, Cornwall on Saturday 10 September from 6.30 to 8 p.m.
Under the theme ‘The Country and the City’, the evening will include readings by poet RACHAEL ALLEN, novelist NED BEAUMAN, and critic and fiction writer PATRICK LANGLEY.
Admission is FREE and all are welcome. The event will be followed by CAST Café supper, which is available to book at £10 per head (text 07814101551 or email dominic.r.bailey[at]gmail.com)
RACHAEL ALLEN’s first pamphlet is Faber New Poets 9. She is the poetry editor for Granta, co-editor at the poetry press Clinic and of online journal Tender. She is studying towards a PhD at Hull University.
NED BEAUMAN’s debut novel, Boxer, Beetle, won the Writers’ Guild Award for Best Fiction Book and the Goldberg Prize for Outstanding Debut Fiction. His second novel, The Teleportation Accident, was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won the Encore Award and a Somerset Maugham Award. His third novel, Glow, was published in 2014. He has been chosen by the Culture Show as one of the twelve best new British novelists and by Granta as one of the 20 best British novelists under 40. His work has been translated into more than ten languages.
PATRICK LANGLEY writes for frieze, art-agenda, Art Review, Rhizome and other publications. He is a contributing editor at The White Review. He is currently finishing his debut novel, an early draft of which was a finalist for the inaugural Deborah Rodgers Award.
The Cornubian Arts & Science Trust is an educational charity, inaugurated in 2012 and operating in Cornwall. Based in Helston, in the former School of Science and Art given to the town by John Passmore Edwards, CAST works with artists, curators, writers and specialists from other fields, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally, to develop professional expertise and exchange, to present examples of outstanding creative practice, and to create opportunities for audiences of all ages to experience groundbreaking cultural activity.