Red Gloves book launch

book coverPlease join our friends at Carcanet, online, to celebrate the launch of Rebecca Watts‘ new poetry collection, Red Gloves.

Hosting the reading will be Paul Stephenson, joining Rebecca to discuss the new work. The book launch takes place on Facebook at 7pm on Wednesday, 8 July 2020.

Audience members will have the opportunity to ask their own questions. We will also be showing extracts of the text during the reading so that you can read along. Make sure to register so Carcanet know you can make it by joining the Facebook event.


‘These poems insist on the complexity of things’
Colm Tóibín


Rebecca Watts was born in Suffolk in 1983 and currently lives in Cambridge, where she works in a library and as a freelance editor. A selection of her poetry was included in New Poetries VI (2015). Her debut collection The Met Office Advises Caution (2016) is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and featured in the Guardian and Financial Times ‘Best Books of 2016’ lists. Rebecca’s website is