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Sean Bonney

  • Photo credit: Sophie Robinson, November 2012

PoemTalk #122, Discussing Sean Bonney's "Happiness", feat. Anna Strong Safford, Chris Martin, Stephen Willey, and Luke Roberts

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Reading from Our Death, MayDay Rooms, London, February 22, 2018

Reading from the Letters on Harmony series (Crisis Inquiry, 2012), recorded at home, Walthamstow, London, Summer 2012

  • Complete recording (18:06): MP3

Reading "Notes on Militant Poetics," Poetry and Revolution Conference, Birkbeck College, London, May 26, 2012

  • Complete recording (26:51): MP3

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In conversation, Home Recording, Walthamstow, London, May 24, 2012

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Reading from Happiness: Poems After Rimbaud (Unkant, 2011), Poetry and Revolution Conference, X-ing the Line, The Apple Tree, London, May 25, 2012

  • Complete recording (15:44): MP3

Reading from Happiness: Poems After Rimbaud (Unkant, 2011), London, 2011

  • september 2003. we were wondering why the poets were silent (0:59): MP3
  • mayday. the alphabet was a system of blackmail (0:59): MP3
  • early 2012. the latest news is (0:48): MP3
  • I understood money as a knife (0:41): MP3

  • Complete recording (30:54): MP3

Reading from Happiness, Lady Mitchell Hall, University of Cambridge, November 2011

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  • "Recorded at a student occupation -- following a protest against a speech by David Willetts, the Tory Minister for Universities and Science, students occupied the lecture theatre. A reading I had organised for the following day was moved to the occupation as a show of solidarity with the students." -- S.B.

Reading from The Commons (Openned, 2011), Birkbeck College, London, March 11, 2011

  • Set 1 (18:34): MP3
  • Set 2 (15:02): MP3
  • Set 3 (15:39): MP3

Reading from The Commons and Document: poems, diagrams, manifestos (Barque Press, 2009) at The Other Room, Manchester, August 5, 2009

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Reading from Document and Tracts and Commentaries at The Other Room, Manchester, August 5, 2009

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Reading Baudelaire in English, Abney Park, London, Winter 2008

Sean Bonney and Frances Kurk Reading from The Commons, Cork, Ireland, July 4, 2008

Reading at the SoundEye Festival of the Arts of the Word, Cork, Ireland, July 6, 2005

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