Alan Buckley

Alan Buckley was brought up on Merseyside, and now lives in Oxford. He has had two pamphlets published, Shiver (tall-lighthouse, 2009) and The Long Haul (HappenStance, 2016), and is currently working on his first full collection. In 2016 he was involved in setting up ignitionpress, which is based in the Oxford Brookes University Poetry Centre; he is now a member of their editorial board. He is a school writer in residence with First Story, and also works as a psychotherapist for a local refugee charity.

Alan Buckley, looking at the camera


Ignition Press Showcase »

Hear three startling new voices from one of the UK’s newest poetry publishers

Fri 8 March | 13:00 - 14:00 | £4.50/£3.50 | The Town Hall, Queens Gardens, Council Chamber

Imprisoned Poets Reading »

Short readings from the work of imprisoned poets

Fri 8 March | 15:30 - 16:30 | free / ticketed | The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, Auditorium