© 2015-present EDWARD RAGG

 

New and Recent Publications:

 

New collection of poetry entitled Exploring Rights forthcoming from Cinnamon Press (March, 2020).

Holding Unfailing (Cinnamon Press, 2017).

Featured Poet in Envoi Issue 175 (February, 2017).

'Unconscious Competence' in Spittoon Magazine Issue 2

(Spring 2017, Beijing).

‘Fragment: Unaccountable’, 'Path Finding' and 'The Empress of Peonies' in Enclave 飞地 (ed. Zhang Er et al.) Issue 16 (Autumn 2016, Shenzhen) - as part of a special feature including poems from A Force That Takes in English and Mandarin versions.

 

'A Chinese Lesson' in Spittoon Magazine, inaugural issue

(Autumn 2016, Beijing).
 

Two poems - 'The Road of Excess' and 'Terminal' - in

Orbis 170 (2015) ed. Carole Baldock.

 

Readings 2018:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reading: Eleanor Goodman & Edward Ragg

 

Date: Monday 10th January

Time: 7.30 p.m.

Venue: Trident Bookstore, Boston

Eleanor is the translator of Something Crosses My Mind: Selected Poems of Wang Xiaoni (2014), which was shortlisted for the Griffin International Poetry Prize, Iron Moon: An Anthology of Chinese Workers Poetry (2017) - a recent TLS 2017 book of the year - and The Roots of Wisdom: Poems by Zang Di (2017). She'll be reading from her 2016 collection Nine Dragon Island. Edward will read from A Force That Takes (2013), Holding Unfailing (2017) and will also share some new work forthcoming in his third collection out next year.

 

Readings 2017:

 

Reading: Eleanor Goodman & Edward Ragg

 

Date: Monday 11th December

Time: 7.30 p.m.

Venue: The Bookworm Beijing

Eleanor is the translator of Something Crosses My Mind: Selected Poems of Wang Xiaoni (2014), which was shortlisted for the Griffin International Poetry Prize, Iron Moon: An Anthology of Chinese Workers Poetry (2017) - a recent TLS 2017 book of the year - and The Roots of Wisdom: Poems by Zang Di (2017). She'll be reading from her 2016 collection Nine Dragon Island. Edward will read from A Force That Takes (2013), Holding Unfailing (2017) and will also share some new work forthcoming in his third collection out next year.

30th March 2017:

 

Reading at Ballhouse Pub, Gulou, Beijing, 'Spittoon Poetry Group' organized by Matthew Byrne.

 

Beijing launch of Holding Unfailing (Cinnamon Press, 2017)

 

Date: Tuesday 14th March

Time: 7.30 p.m.

Venue: The Bookworm Beijing

Drinks: Wine and soft drinks will be available

RSVP: If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Edward Ragg on edward.ragg@cantab.net

Cambridge launch of Holding Unfailing (Cinnamon Press, 2017)

 

Date: Saturday 11th February

Time: 6.45 p.m.

Venue: Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio, Faculty of English, 9 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Drinks: Wine and soft drinks will be available

RSVP: If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Edward Ragg on edward.ragg@cantab.net

London launch of Holding Unfailing (Cinnamon Press, 2017)

 

Date: 10th February

Time: 6.30 p.m.

Venue: The Big Green Bookshop, Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green, London N22 6BG

Drinks: Wine and soft drinks will be available

RSVP: If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Edward Ragg on edward.ragg@cantab.net

 

 

Readings 2016:

Tuesday 18th October:

 

Reading with Peter Fallon of The Gallery Press at The Bookworm Beijing.

 

Thursday 28th April: 

 

Reading at Mado Bar, Beijing, 'Spittoon Poetry Group' organized by Matthew Byrne. 

 

Tuesday 26th April: 

 

Reading at The Bookworm, Beijing, 'Word of Mouth Poetry Group' organized by Liz Richards.

 

Tuesday 15th March:

 

The Bookworm International Literary Festival 2016.

'Poetry From Around the World' reading and panel with Tammy Ho Lai-Ming, Mindaugas Nastaravicius, Kabu Okai-Davies and Scot Slaby,

 

Saturday 12th March:

 

Reading and wine tasting as part of

杯影诗乐 ('Poetry and Music in the Shadow of a Wine Cup'), Shenzhen Cultural Centre.

 

Readings 2015:

 

Thursday 17th December:

 

Reading at Mado Bar, Beijing, 'Spittoon Poetry Group' organized by Matthew Byrne. 

 

Tuesday 29th September: 

 

Reading at The Bookworm, Beijing, 'Word of Mouth Poetry Group' organized by Liz Richards.

 

Thursday 30th July:

 

Reading at Mado Bar, Beijing, 'Spittoon Poetry Group' organized by Matthew Byrne.

 

Wednesday 23rd June:

 

Reading at The Bookworm, Beijing, 'Word of Mouth Poetry Group' organized by Liz Richards.

 

Tuesday 12th May:

 

Reading at The Bookworm, Beijing, 'Word of Mouth Poetry Group' organized by Liz Richards.

 

Sunday 15th March:

 

Reading at The Bookworm International Literary Festival 2015 organized by Anthony Tao.

 

2014 Troubadour International Poetry Prize:

 

Poem ‘Punctuation Points’ published online as prize-winning poem in the 2014 Troubadour International Poetry Prize.

 

 

For a full list of Edward's publications, please download the PDF.