Aqueous Red Book Launch

Aqueous Red Book Launch with Readings and Q&A by Kit Ingram: 08.11.23, 19:00 - 21:00


Presse Books & FormaHQ
140 Great Dover Street

Celebrate the launch of Kit Ingram’s debut collection Aqueous Red (Broken Sleep Books). Featuring readings by the author and special guest, poet, performer and critic, Oluwaseun Olayiwola. Sparky discussion and drinks will follow. All at Presse Books and adjacent FormaHQ. ENTER THE RED.

KIT INGRAM is a prize-winning queer Canadian poet and fiction writer based in South London. His work has been widely anthologised and appeared in magazines such as Ambit, Magma, Acumen, Poetry Ireland Review, and The North. His narrative poem, Alice and Antius (Penrose Press, 2022) was a Booklife by Publishers Weekly starred review described as a ‘moving, gorgeous novel in verse ... and must-read elegy for the Anthropocene.’ Aqueous Red, his debut poetry collection, was published by Broken Sleep Books in October 2023. More at and @kitingramwrites

OLUWASEUN (SEUN) OLAYIWOLA is a poet, critic, choreographer and performer based in London. His poems have been published and anthologized in: The Guardian, The Poetry Review, PN Review,  Oxford Poetry, TATE, bath magg, 14poems, Re:creation, and Queerlings. As a Ledbury Poetry Critic, he’s written reviews for the Guardian, the Telegraph, the Times Literary Supplement, the Poetry School, Magma, Poetry Birmingham, and the Poetry Book Society. His poetry has been commissioned by the Royal Society of Literature and Spread the Word. His debut poetry collection is forthcoming from Granta (UK) and Soft Skull Press (US).

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