Wednesday, October 17, 2012

LONDON: Bejan Matur reading

Thursday, 18th October, 2012, 7pm, FREE

Yunus Emre Turkish Cultural Centre,
Maple Street,
(nearest tube: Warren Street)

Arc poet Bejan Matur reads from her new collection, How Abraham Abandoned Me. The book is a philosophical pilgrimage in the Anatolian desert, rich in Islamic iconography. It is her second book from Arc Publications

Bejan Matur comes highly endorsed by Orhan Pamuk and John Berger, and is a charismatic reader. Currently, Matur devotes all her time to writing poetry, and contributes to an internet journal and newspapers, writing on Kurdish politics, Armenian and women issues.

She is joined by Rogan Wolf, a poet and mental health social worker, whose poems have been published in the UK and abroad. They will be accompanied by violinist/lutist, Cahit Baylav.

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