Sunday, March 15, 2009

East Words, this April in Docklands

East Words
Date: 2nd April 2009
Venue: Wilberforce Theatre, Museum in Docklands
Time: 18:30 pm - 21:00 pm
Featured Poets: Tom Chivers, Tim Wells, Siddhartha Bose, Katrina Naomi and Stephen Watts
Hosted by: Christopher Horton & Richard Tyrone Jones
Admission: Free

East Words takes place at the Museum in Docklands on 2nd April from 6.30pm to 9.00pm. Featuring some of the most exhilarating poetry and spoken word talent this side of Tower Bridge - you'd be crazy to miss it!

Readers include the prolific poet, poetry promoter, and publisher, Tom Chivers whose eagerly anticipated first book 'How to Build a City' will be released later this year by Salt; Tim Wells, Rising editor and Forward Prize nominee, sharing optimism, disappointment, tawdry tales and dapper verse; academic and poet Siddhartha Bose whose poetry has been widely published in international journals and is to feature in a forthcoming Bloodaxe anthology; the erudite and ethereal Katrina Naomi whose book ' Lunch at The Elephant and Castle' was recently published by Templar to critical acclaim and last, but by no means least, poet and editor, Stephen Watts who has had published numerous collections of his own work and translates poetry from around the world.

With laid back musical accompaniment from Spiky Feather.

Please turn up half an hour early to sign up for the open mic. There will only be a limited number of slots.

Direction to the Museum in Docklands

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