Tuesday, September 09, 2008

LONDON: Odes In Autumn at The Troubadour

Monday, September 22nd, 2008, 8pm-10pm, £6 / £5 concs
The Troubadour,
263-267 Old Brompton Road,
near junction of Earls Court Road and Old Brompton Road. Nearest Tube station: Earls Court (District & Piccadilly Lines).

Odes in Autumn – new and established voices, with Moniza Alvi, Miriam Gamble, John Weston, Naomi Foyle, Norbert Hirschhorn, Jacqueline Saphra, Mary Macrae and Joanna Ezekiel.

The Night Pavilion (Waterloo, 2008), by Bangor Creative-Writing postgrad Naomi Foyle, is a PBS Recommendation.

International public-health specialist Norbert Hirschhorn lives in London & Beirut – latest book Mourning in the Presence of a Corpse (Dar al-Jadeed, Beirut, 2008).

Playwright and Good Housekeeping Online poet-in-residence Jacqueline Saphra won first prize at Ledbury in 2007.

As Birds Do (Second Light, 2007) is the first collection from much-anthologised former English teacher, Mary MacRae.

Joanna Ezekiel has a Creative-Writing MA from Sussex – Safe Passage (White Leaf Press, 2007) is her second pamphlet.

Former diplomat John Weston is an energetic poetry-&-arts activist & advocate – his poems are published in Chasing The Hoopoe (Peterloo, 2005).

Bloodaxe’s launch of Moniza Alvi’s Europa coincides with publication of her selected, Split World: Poems 1990-2005.

2007 Gregory-winner Miriam Gamble is Research Fellow at Belfast’s Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry – her pamphlet is This Man’s Town (Tall Lighthouse, 2007).

Season tickets 30% off…cheques payable to Coffee-House Poetry, no credit cards.

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