Matthew Byrne

Matthew Byrne is a British poet who was awarded his Creative Writing MA from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2009. He was active in the poetry scene in Manchester, founding the Unsung Collective and the Unsung Magazine—culminating in the creative writing festival, Unsung Fest, in the summer of 2012. He moved to Beijing in 2013 and founded the Spittoon Collective and Literary Magazine in 2016 in which he operates as Director.

March 23, 8:00 PM – SPITTUNES – A POETRY AND MUSIC COLLABORATION

March 30, 6:00 PM – THE ART OF CREATING A COLLECTIVE – DISCUSSION WITH BEIJING ARTS COLLECTIVE LEADERS

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