Event 16

Lucent Dreaming: Magazines in Focus

Sunday 16 February 2020

Temple of Peace

11:00 – 12:00

With six issues, a podcast and a musical at WMC under its belt, Lucent Dreaming is a Cardiff-based independent magazine of dreams. Founded in 2017 by Jannat Ahmed, Jess Beynon, Joachim Buur and Jonas David as a magazine for new and emerging authors, this event shines the limelight on the power of the small press, with a live literary musical performance from GOODPARLEY (aka Oli Richards) and Poppy Jennings (poet and artist).

£5, or £3 with concessions

Authors and Artists

Jannat Ahmed

Jannat Ahmed is co-founder and editor-in-chief at  Lucent Dreaming, and marketing officer at  Poetry Wales. She is an occasional poet, recently appearing in  Where I’m Coming From Anniversary Anthology  (Lumin Press, 2019). 

Jannat Ahmed is featured in the LUCENT DREAMING: Magazines in focus event on Sunday 16th February 11:00-12:00

Oli Richards

Goodparley (Oli Richards) is a Cardiff based musician and sound artist. His sounds are largely based around improvised ambient guitar loops and textures, manipulated live using various modulating effects to create inherently experimental soundscapes.

He has also worked recently in collaboration with Lucent Dreaming to couple readings of collected poems with songs and sounds and plays in the Cardiff art rock band Silent Forum. 

Oli Richards is featured in the LUCENT DREAMING: Magazines in focus event on Sunday 16th February 11:00-11-12:00 pm.  

Poppy Jennings

Poppy Jennings is an artist and writer from West Yorkshire, living in South Wales. Her work is often influenced by folklore and mythology. When she’s not writing, she’s studying a  Master’s degree in English Literature. Her poetry and fiction has been published in  Lucent Dreaming  and  Riggwelter Press

Poppy Jennings is featured in the LUCENT DREAMING: Magazines in focus event on Sunday 16th February 11:00-11-12:00 pm.