About

Christopher DeWeese is the author of three books of poems: The Father of the Arrow is the Thought (Octopus Books, 2015), The Black Forest, (Octopus Books, 2012), and The Confessions (Periplum, 2017). He is currently Associate Professor of English at Wright State University. He lives in Yellow Springs, Ohio. 

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I wrote a book of poems called The Confessions. It's my first to be published in the UK, by Periplum (Plymouth University).  I'm coming over to give twelve readings from it.  

UK Reading Tour Schedule:

19 Feb- Bristol. UWE Students’ Union Main Bar, Frenchay Campus. 6:30pm. 

20 Feb- Falmouth. Peter Lanyon Lecture Theatre, Univ. of Exeter Cornwall Campus. 5pm.

21 Feb- York. w/ Valzhyna Mort. Writers at York. University of York. Treehouse, Herrick Saul Building, 6pm.

22 Feb- Durham. Hatfield College, Durham University. 6:15pm.

23 Feb- Preston. w/Naomi Kruger, Terry Quinn and Yvonne Reddick. Ham & Jam. 7:30pm.

24 Feb- Oxford. w/ Andy Eaton. Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre Series. Society Cafe. 7pm.

25 Feb- London. w/ Rachael Allen, Momtaza Mehri, and Jack Underwood. Hannah Barry Gallery, Peckham. 2pm.

26 Feb- Southampton. North Corridor. University of Southampton Avenue Campus. 1pm

26 Feb- Portsmouth. Centre for Studies in Literature Seminar Series. Dennis Sciama Building 2.12. University of Portsmouth. 5pm

27 Feb- Plymouth. Peninsula Arts. The House. Plymouth University. 7pm

28 Feb- Canterbury. Writing Comes Alive. Sidney Cooper Gallery. 6pm

1 Mar- Glasgow. w/ Tessa Berring. 5 University Gardens, Rm 101, Univ. of Glasgow. 5:30pm

Christopher DeWeese is the author of three books of poems: The Confessions (Periplum, 2017), The Father of the Arrow is the Thought (Octopus Books, 2015), and The Black Forest, (Octopus Books, 2012). He is currently Associate Professor of English at Wright State University. He lives in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Contact him at christopherdeweese (at) gmail.com