In 2015, Copy Press Reader’s Union both formulated and affirmed its endeavour: finding common spaces for readers and writers to delve into the possibilities and limitation of ‘coming together’ in our contemporary society. And what followed was a series of inspirational events—chronicled below—taking place, on cold winter’s evenings and hot summer’s nights, with people in very close proximity, in the cramped spaces of a wonderful long-established bookshop, the upstairs room of a pub that has radical history and, sometimes, a gallery floor.
Then in 2020 came the covid-19 pandemic and it has revealed so much. Copy Press Reader’s Union has found itself having to ask again the very question with which it began: What are possibilities and limitations of ‘coming together’. A message was circulated—‘become fireflies and form again a community of flashes shinning out, of dances in spite of all, of thoughts to transmit’. In the months that have followed this message has gathered momentum to become, for a foreseeable future, the calling of Copy Press Reader’s Union.
If you wish to join Copy Press Reader’s Union please email details to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Memory as Force
Reading and Revelation 1-3
Translation, Friendship at the Austrian Cultural Forum
A celebration of the writing of Ilse Aichinger
Yve Lomax, Introduction
Amélie Mourgue d’Algue
Rebecca May Johnson
Erica Jarnes with Emily Gray
Inspiring Austrian Woman: Ilse Aichinger – ACF Digital Salon
Copy Press at Foyles Blog
Yve Lomax Making Use
Developing Revisiting the Bonaventure