Forthcoming readings/events

1st April 2017: Oxford Literary Festival. The Glass Aisle - with Brian Briggs. Click here for details.

8th April: Teifi Writers, Llandysul, Ceredigion: poetry workshop. 2pm - 4pm. Further details: Kelly Yamazaki -

22nd April: Aber Writing Fest. The King's Arms Hotel, Abergavenny; poetry reading. Click here for details.

20th May: Bath Festival (Old Theatre Royal) The Glass Aisle - with Brian Briggs. Click here for details.

2nd - 4th June: Tŷ Newydd Writers' Centre, Gwynedd: Poems after Poems (co-tutor: Menna Elfyn). Click here for details and bookings.

24th - 29th July: The Garsdale Retreat, Cumbria - Writing Poetry: tutor. Further details and bookings:


2017 - Paul will be joined at literary and music festivals by Stornoway singer-songwriter Brian Briggs who has co-written songs from The Glass Aisle, a poem-in-progress set on the Monmouthshire to Brecon canal. See 'Songs' page for more.

'The Glass Aisle' is supported by an Arts Council of Wales 'Creative Wales Award'.

The Slate Sea - this eclectic book of poems and photographs, edited by Paul Henry and Zed Nelson, has been published by The Camden Trust.

Seren has reprinted The Brittle Sea: New & Selected Poems.
"The Brittle Sea spans a sleek twenty years. Gesturing equally backwards and forwards, it marks Henry's quiet rise as a major lyric poet while whetting the appetite for what is sure to be a very rich later career..."
- 'Poetry Review' (Dai George)

Henry's The Black Guitar, has been published for readers in India.
For an extract from an interview with Bageshree Subbanna of 'The Hindu', click here