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(LAUNCH) glitterbawl, by Lizzie McC


SPAM are hyped to announce the publication of Lizzie McC (aka Lizzie McCreadie)'s debut pamphlet, glitterbawl. We'll be having a special Zoom party on 28th November, 7pm (GMT).


Register for your free ticket here.


Praise for glitterbawl:

McCreadie's is a poetics of warm and bitter wisecracks, savage mimicry, kitschy religiosity - and most of all a certain hardened wistfulness. glitterbawl is a slant and brilliant thing. - Imogen Cassels, author of _VOSS_, Arcades

The event will feature readings from:


The event begins at 7pm (doors at 6.45) and will feature readings from:

  • Asta Kinch

  • Chris Timmins

  • Al Anderson

  • Lizzie McCreadie

Asta Kinch is a Danish poet living in Glasgow. Her passions include fat liberation, skin care, collages, and photos of raccoons. This summer she graduated from the University of Glasgow with an MA in English Literature and Theology & Religious Studies. She is now studying for an MLitt in Creative Writing.

chris timmins is a queer poet & artist from glasgow. his work deals with queerness, bodies, glitter, the importance of the cowboy emoji and the relationship between poetry and visual art. he runs his own small press, plantbot publishing, which publishes ‘unicorn zine’, a small zine for young lgbtq+ creatives in scotland. you can find him on instagram @plantbot/@plantbotart, and on twitter @_plantbot. ✨🍊🤠

Al Anderson is a poet and artist from Birmingham. His chapbook ’Tenderloin’ will be published by Blush in 2021. Recent poems can be found in Blush lit, SPAM (<3),The Suburban Review, Datableed, Over there: a queer anthology of joy and the inaugural issue of Modern Queer Poets. He is currently working towards a PhD vaguely concerned with embarrassment, faggy poetics, movies and the baroque at the University of East Anglia, where he also teaches creative writing and queer theory (separately, alas).

lizzie mcc is a poet living in glasgow. she is a recent honours graduate of english literature from the university of glasgow, now pursuing an mlitt in creative writing. she can usually be found making coffees and/or hanging out with her border terrier, while her work can be found tripping itself up over topics including bodies, the womb, jesus and rock music. her poems have appeared in from glasgow to saturn and adjacent pineapple. glitterbawl is her debut poetry pamphlet.