Recent Events

16 April 2016, 1.45pm
Conference Keynote talk
Traffic: movement/place/flow/mobility
Studio Lecture Theatre
Plymouth College of Art
Tavistock Place
Plymouth PL4 8AT

17 March 2016, 7pm
Tony Lopez, Claude Chambard and Tony Baker
Poetry and Music
English-Language Library in Angers
60 rue Boisnet
49100 Angers, France
Admission free



2 March 2016, 6.10pm
A reading for the Masterclass Series
Sheffield Hallam University
City Campus, Howard Street,
Sheffield, S1 1WB
Admission free

12 June 2015, 4pm
wor(l)ds in collision
an exhibition intersecting
with the philosophy of
Ludwig Wittgenstein
University of Exeter
opening and reception 4pm
exhibition continues to

September 2015

26 February 2014, 7pm
Material Poetry a talk by Tony Lopez
Peninsula Arts, Plymouth University
Roland Levinsky Building, Theatre 2,
Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA
Tickets £6.60, concessions £4.50
box office here -- or 01752 585050

5th October 2013 to 1 February 2014
Time for Light - exhibition
Bury Art Museum
Brass Art, Grazia Toderi, Tony Lopez

Tuesday - Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 4.30pm
closed Sunday and Monday
Moss Street, Bury, BL9 0DR
enquiries 0161 253 5878


6 December 2013 - 24 January 2014
Daily 11am - 6pm
The Dark Would - Exhibition
Jenny Holzer, Richard Long, Susan Hiller,
Richard Wentworth, Simon Patterson, Tony Lopez,
Sarah Sanders, Caroline Bergvall, Erica Baum,
Ron Silliman, Mike Chavez-Dawson and many others

Summerhall, Hope Park Terrace,
Edinburgh EH9 1PL
Admission Free
Enquiries 0845 874 3001


11 July 2013, 5.30pm - 7pm
David Cappella, Jonathan Creasy, Mary de Rachewiltz,
Patrizia de Rachewiltz, Desmond Egan, John Gery, Susan Hahn,
Kevin Kiely, Justin Kishbaugh, Tony Lopez, Daniel Maria Mancini,
Biljana Obradovic, Richard Parker, Jessica Pujol I Duran, Stephen
Romer, Ron Smith
A reading at the 25th Ezra Pound International Conference
Trinity College Dublin.

Time, the deer, is in the wood of Hallaig
An exhibition on the theme of Forest Memory
including book works, wood works, bark pieces,
specimens, prints, film, music, tree-ring slices
and photos from Kew etc.
Works by forty plus artists at
St John on Bethnal Green,
200 Cambridge Heath Road, London, E2 9PA
6-11 June 2013 - Online catalogue HERE

Visual Poetics Exhibition
12 February - 14 April 2013
11am to 8pm daily: Free Admission
Saison Poetry Library
Southbank Centre, London
Website here.

Launch of The Dark Would: anthology of Language Art
Thursday 11 April, 2013: 7.30pm - 9pm
Whitechapel Gallery, London
Readings and talks by Caroline Bergvall, Tony Lopez
and Simon Patterson
Booking Essential
Tickets £4 / £3 concessions / £2 members
Information and booking here

31 January 2013, 7.30pm
Tony Lopez reads for Uncut
Exeter Phoenix, Bradninch Place,
Gandy Street, Exeter EX4 3LS
Box Office 01392 667080

5 December 2012, 12noon - 2pm
Seminar on British Modernism
Speakers: Tony Lopez, Julian Stannard and Mark Rutter
University of Winchester (Tab Building, room 209)
Winchester, SO22 4NR

16 November 2012, 10am to 5pm
Boundless Poetics Colloquium
Tony Lopez, Lyn Hejinian, D S Marriott, Catherine Walsh, Keston Sutherland,
John Wilikinson, Robert Haas, Charles Alitieri, John Shoptaw, Cecil Giscombe,
Geoffrey G O'Brien, Dan Blanton, Eric Falci and Christopher Patrick Miller
University of California, Berkeley
Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall, Berkeley, CA

13 November 2012, 6.30pm
Tony Lopez reads for the Holloway Reading Series
University of California, Berkeley,
Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall, Berkeley CA.


10 November 2012, 6pm
Tony Lopez reads with Anne Gorick, Youmna Chlala and Meg Fernandes
for the Publicly Complex Series at Ada Books,
717 Westminster Street, Providence, RI.

7 November 2012, 8pm
Tony Lopez reads with Rachel Blau DuPlessis at
The Poetry Project, St Mark's Church
131 E 10TH Street, New York, NY 10003
$8 / $7 students / $5 members Tel. 212-674-0910

5 November 2012, 7pm
Tony Lopez reads with Rachel Blau DuPlessis 
in the Milano's Poetry Series, upstairs at Milano's
127 S 10TH Street, Philadelphia, PA. Go early and get
your delicious pizza! Reading starts at 7pm sharp.

2 November 2012, 8pm
Tony Lopez reads in Buffalo at Rust Belt Books,
202 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY
sponsored by the UB POETICS PROGRAM

23 August 2012, 8.30pm,
Poetry and Ideas 
Edinburgh International Book Festival
A reading by Tony Lopez
with Alan Gillis and Fiona Sampson at
Peppers Theatre, Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh.
Tel 0845-373-5888.
Admission £10 / £8 concessions.


4 July 2012, 6-7.30pm
With Sleights Learned From Others: 
Basil Bunting and Friends (conference)
A reading by Tom Pickard, Tony Lopez
and Amy Evans
St Chad's College, Durham University


9 June 2012, 7.30-9.15
Hay Poetry Jamboree
A reading by Ulli Freer and Tony Lopez
Oriel Gallery of Contemporary Arts
Salem Chapel, Bell Bank, Hay on Wye
£5 / £3

9 May 2012, 6pm
Sounds New Festival, University of Kent
A reading by Steve Collis and Tony Lopez
Peter Brown Room, Darwin College,
University of Kent, Canterbury
£7 / £6 / £3.50 students
01227 787787

19 April 2012, 7pm
The Other Room, Manchester: a reading by
Becky Cremin, Eléna Rivera and Tony Lopez
Basement Bar, The Deaf Institute,
135 Grosvenor Street, Manchester, M1 7HE

17 March 2012, 5-6pm
Runnymede Festival in London
A reading by Jennifer Cooke and Tony Lopez
Centre for Creative Collaboration
16 Acton Street, London, WC1X 9NG
Admission free
More information


25 February 2012, 4.30-7pm
A Second Conceptual Gesture: The Found
Readings at the Birkbeck Centre for Poetics
+ a smörgåsbord of found poetry by others
Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square, WC1
Free and all welcome


9 February 2012, 6pm
New Performance work from my
Dartington Space Residency
Studio 3, Dartington Space
Dartington Hall, near Totnes,

2 February 2012, 6-8.30pm
A Reading by Peter Robinson and Tony Lopez
University of Notre Dame, London Centre,
1 Suffolk Street, London, SW1Y 4HG

13 January 2012, 6-8pm
A Talk for The Ezra Pound Cantos Reading Group
'Darwin in London: Pound and Stein' (Canto 9)
Institute for English Studies, University of London,
Senate House, First Floor, Room 104

25 July 2011, 8pm
Voodoo Rooms
19A West Register Street,
Edinburgh, EH2 2AA
I'll be reading for UNO with Hank Lazer, Susan Schultz
Biljana Obradavic and Dorothy Alexander.

A Reading for PW10: Performance Writing 2010
16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 4QA
8 May and 9 May, 2010
tickets and details from

A Celebration of W S Graham
Readings by Andy Ching, Andy Brown, Tony Lopez, Ruth Rosen and Tim Kendall
Wednesday 24 February 5.30-6.30PM
Seminar Room A+B, Old Library, Prince of Wales Drive,
University of Exeter EX4 4SB
FREE ENTRY, to reserve a place email -

Monday 18 January 2010, 11am
A Talk for the MA Creative Writing Seminar
University of Plymouth, Portland Square Building.

Cambridge Arts Theatre (REM Press Readings), Cambridge
Cambridge Poetry Summit, Emmanuel College, Cambridge
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California
College of Northern Caledonia, Prince George, BC, Canada
Dartington College of Arts, Dartington, UK
Dartington Hall (Spelt Live Literature), Dartington, UK
Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Kelly Writers’ House, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Kootenay School of Writing, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Modernist Studies Association, Birmingham
New College, San Francisco, California
New School University, New York
Peninsula Arts, Plymouth University
Sonoma State University, Sebastopol, California
Sorbonne (Paris IV) France
Sub-Voicive Poetry, London
SUNY Buffalo, New York State
Teachers and Writers Collaborative (Poetry City Series), New York
Temple University (Poets & Writers Series), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Tucson Poetry, DW Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
University Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
University College Falmouth 
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
University of Calgary, Alberta
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, San Diego
University of Glasgow, Scotland
University of Nice, France
University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC, Canada
University of St Andrews, Scotland
Voice Box, Royal Festival Hall, London
Wayne State University (Miles Modern Poets Series), Detroit, Michigan
Huddersfield Poetry Festival, The Word Hoard, Huddersfield, UK
Whitechapel Art Gallery (Poetry Review Series), London