Wednesday, May 20, 2009

CITY STATE: London poetry launch

Thursday 21 May 2009
The Bell (formerly The Market Trader)
50 Middlesex Street
London E1 7EX
Nearest tubes: Liv St, Aldgate, Aldgate East

8pm, readings from 8.30pm

Join us to celebrate the launch of City State: New London Poetry with readings by the poets and the opportunity to buy the book. Free entry. All welcome.

Readers on the night:

Amy Key
Jacob Sam-La Rose
Jon Stone
Jow Lindsay
Kirsten Irving
Ashna Sarkar
Chris Horton
Wayne Holloway-Smith
Laura Forman
Chris McCabe
Siddhartha Bose

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City State showcases the work of twenty-seven London writers between the ages of 16 and 36. From hyperlinked walks of Battersea bombsites and guerilla gardening projects to jagged urban lyrics and dark hymns to the East End, City State presents a confident, entertaining and truly diverse snapshot of the best new poetry from London.

Jay Bernard, Caroline Bird, Ben Borek, Siddhartha Bose, Tom Chivers, Swithun Cooper, Alex Davies, Inua Ellams, Laura Forman, Christopher Horton, Wayne Holloway-Smith, Kirsten Irving, Annie Katchinska, Amy Key, Chris McCabe, Marianne Munk, Holly Pester, Heather Phillipson, Nick Potamitis, Imogen Robertson, Jacob Sam La Rose, Ashna Sarkar, Jon Stone, Barnaby Tidman, Ahren Warner, James Wilkes, Steve Willey

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