New River Press will be curating two days of music, spoken word and performance on Saturday 21st July and Sunday 22nd in the New River Tent. Book tickets here.

Greta Bellamacina published her first collectionKaleidoscopein 2011. In 2014 she was short-listed as the Young Poet Laureate of London. In 2015 she edited A Collection of Contemporary British Love Poetry a survey of British love poetry from Ted Hughes till now, it features the work of Wendy Cope, Emily Berry, Annie Freud and Sam Riviere. She has been a writer-in-residence at the Chateau Marmont Hotel in LA. and Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine says Greta, “is garnering critical acclaim for her way with words and her ability to translate the classic poetic form into the contemporary creative landscape.” Greta’s new collection Perishing Tameis a dazzling and frank meditation on motherhood, female identity, ennui and love. Greta and her work have featured in The Guardian, The Times, The Evening Standard, Dazed & Confused, I-D Magazine, Interview Magazine, British Vogue, Elle , Wonderland, and Hunger Magazine. She has performed her poetry on CNN, BBC World News, BBC Radio 4, BBC London, BBC Radio 2 with Jonathan Ross and BBC Radio 3 on The Verb poetry show. Most recently her Selected Poems 2015-2017 was released by New River Press.

Greta Bellamacina will be performing in the New River Press tent