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Rough Trade Readings

An evening of readings to celebrate the first birthday of Rough Trade Editions. André Naffis-Sahely read from his Americana-themed The Other Side of Nowhere; he was joined by Martha Sprackland, Will Burns, Joe Dunthorne and Charlotte Newman, whose pamphlets (Milk Tooth, Germ Songs, All The Poems Contained Within Will Mean Everything To Everyone and Counter Reform, respectively) contain some of the liveliest poetry being published today.

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