Friday, October 05, 2007

Shearsman Poetry Readings: Wednesday 17th October

Shearsman Reading Series

Wednesday 17th October
The seventh in the Shearsman Reading Series takes place on Wednesday, 17 October at 7:30 pm, featuring ERIN MOURE, Canadian poet and translator, whose translation of Chus Pato's Charenton will be launched at the event. ErĂ­n will also read from her latest Canadian collection O Cadoiro (House of Anansi, Toronto, 2007).

We will also be launching the new issue of Shearsman magazine, no. 73/74, on the night, and three of the poets from the issue will give short readings: Claire Crowther, Carrie Etter and Rachel Lehrman.

The venue is
Swedenborg Hall
Swedenborg House
20/21 Bloomsbury Way
London WC1A 2TH

Admission free, but we will pass the metaphorical hat for contributions.

The entrance is around the corner on Barter Street. Closest Tube Stations: Holborn (Central & Piccadilly Lines : 4 minutes' walk), Tottenham Court Road (Central & Northern Lines: 6 minutes), Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line: 10 minutes). Several buses stop a few yards from the Hall. There is an underground carpark close by, underneath Bloomsbury Square. Disabled access is available, but please let us know in advance if it is required.

Further details here of the venue:

here of Chus Pato's Shearsman title, Charenton:

& here of the new Shearsman magazine issue

The final reading in this year's series will be on Tuesday 20 November, but the readers are still to be confirmed.

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