Readings and 'In Conversation'
- 24 September 2017Milton Keynes Literature Festival
'Dance by the Canal': In ConversationIn conversation with Kerstin Hensel and Meike Ziervogel.
- 23 September 2017Peirene Press HQ
'Dance by the Canal': Peirene SalonA salon to discuss Kerstin Hensel's 'Dance by the Canal' and my translation of it.
- 21 September 2017John Sandoe Books
Book launch: 'Dance by the Canal' by Kerstin Hensel, translated by Jen CallejaIn conversation with Kerstin Hensel on the book, East Germany and being poet-novelists.
- July 2017Burley Fisher Books
Book launch: 'Safe Mode' by Sam Rivierewith Sam Riviere and A. K. Blakemore
- June 2017The Drapers Arms
Voices At The Table 2Curated by Rebecca May Johnson and At The Table magazine. With Kit de Waal, Bee Wilson, Dawn Foster, Bethany Rutter, Iskandar Sharazuddin, Helena Lee, Vera Chok and Thom Eagle
- May 2017Rich Mix
European Poetry Night 2017In collaboration with Bas Kwakman. With Harry Man, S J Fowler and more. Curated by The Enemies Project.
- April 2017Dragon Hall, Writers' Centre Norwich
UEA Poetry FestivalWith Lisa Robertson, Rebecca Tamas and more.
- April 2017Austrian Cultural Forum London
Illuminations: An evening celebrating Elfriede JelinekCurated by The Enemies Project
- November 2016Writers Studio / Five Leaves Book Shop
Nottingham Literature Festival 2016Giving a workshop on literary translation to new translators and reading from my debut poetry collection Serious Justice.
- May 2016Rich Mix
European Poetry Night 2016In collaboration with Ulrike Ulrich.
- April 2016Rich Mix
English PEN Modern Literature Festival 2016With Emily Berry, Mark Waldron, Andrew McMillan, Mark Ravenhill and more.
- March 2016DIY Space for London
Book launch: 'Serious Justice' by Jen CallejaPublished by Test Centre. With Jack Underwood and Maike Hale-Jones. Live bands: Al McKay (Dick Diver), Sarcasm, Tense Men.
- May 2015Austrian Cultural Forum London
FeindeWith Rebecca Perry, Ann Cotten, Esther Strauss, Jörg Piringer, James Wilkes, Max Höfler and Robert Herbert Macclean
- May 2015Islington Mill, Salford
Sounds from the Other City Festival
- February 2015Austrian Cultural Forum London
Another Austria: Narrative ThreadsWith Amy Key, Alex MacDonald, Michael Amherst & Rebecca Johnson
- August 2014
Structo Magazine Issue 12 launchWith Eley Williams and Lisa Busby
- June 2011Duke of Uke
TEAM. Magazine launchWith Sam Riviere and Jack Underwood
Lectures, Talks, Panels and Moderating
- October 2017Cheltenham Literature Festival
Translating Cultures: Literature in Translation TBC
Moderating a discussion on literature in translation with TBA
- 14 September 2017British Library
Translating Gay Identities
Moderating a discussion with translators Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp and Lawrence Schimel, moderated by me. Part of the programming for the Gay UK exhibition at British Library.
- January 2017Austrian Cultural Forum London
Book launch: Arno Geiger's 'The Old King in his Exile' (And Other Stories)
Interviewing Austrian author Arno Geiger
- March & Nov 2015, Nov 2016Goldsmiths College, University of London
Guest lecture on intersectional feminism and DIY punk
- November 2016Museum of London
'Is London still punk?' Panel Discussion
- September 2016Tate Modern - Switch House
Tim Etchells' The Give & Take Project
Discussion between myself and interpreter Edna Weale on literary translation and interpreting, moderated by Lara Pawson.
- July 2016The Wellcome Collection
States of Mind: The Poetry of Consciousness
A talk on poetry translation as part of the States of Mind season.
- March 2016Oxford Brookes University
Guest lecture on promoting and pitching foreign literature to publishers
- May 2015Goldsmiths College, University of London
Goldsmiths Poetry Conference
Speaking on a panel on literary translation alongside Sam Riviere, Jack Underwood, Chrissy Williams, Matthew Gregory, Rachel Long, Laura Tenschert & Livia Francini
- Autumn 2014Queen Mary, University of London
Guest talk on Anglo-German cultural work