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|Cambridge||22nd - 28th November 2014||
Cambridge Poetry Collection Saturday 22 � Friday 28 November https://cambridgepoetrycollection.wordpress.com
This festival offers an eclectic and unprecedented overview of the range of poetry associated with Cambridge.
There will be two events every day, beginning with an exploration of Europe�s largest collection of art by women at Murray Edwards College.
Highlights of the programme include: evenings dedicated to Rod Mengham�s renowned Equipage and to Long Poem Magazine; a preview of Carcanet�s New Poetries VI anthology; launches of books by Clive Wilmer and Nicholas Moore; a feminist debate by editor-poets on global poetries; and work from new Cambridge poets. Readers are as various as Rowan Williams and Redell Olsen, Elaine Feinstein and Mark Ford.
All events are free.
Full programme details at https://cambridgepoetrycollection.wordpress.com
|Edinburgh||27th November 2014||
On Thursday 27th November poet Tracey S
Rosenberg will be launching her second chapbook The Naming Of
Cancer at the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh.
Proceedings begin at 18:00, and there will be refreshments and
possibly a reading. Entry is free, but please book your place
29th November 2014
Apples and Snakes and Word Life Present
PICTURE THE POET - LIVE EVENT
Featuring John Agard and Buddy Wakefield, 29 November, 7pm
Graves gallery, Surrey Street, Sheffield S1 2LH
To mark the closing of the Picture The Poet exhibition in Sheffield, two internationally-acclaimed writers and performers read their poetry.
John Agard is an Afro-Guyanese poet and playwright now living in Britain. He has published numerous collections and won various awards, most recently the Queen�s Gold Medal for Poetry in 2012.
Buddy Wakefield is an American slam poet. One of the most successful performance poets anywhere in the world, he has two Individual World Poetry Slam Championship wins under his belt.
Also featuring local poets Gav Roberts, Stan Skinny and a performance by young people inspired by the Picture The Poet exhibition.
|Chester||1st December 2014||
Zest! open floor poetry nights
Zest! open floor poetry nights take place at Alexanders Jazz Theatre Bar, Rufus Court, off Northgate, Chester CH1 2JG. Zest! nights take place on just four Mondays in the year and start at 8:00pm.
Bring your own, or a favourite, poem to read or just come along to enjoy listening
1st December 2014: Christmas Zest!
For all enquiries about Zest! email email@example.com
|New York||3rd December 2014||
Ambit 218 Celebration in New York - Wednesday December 3rd at the Willard Beopple exhibit at Lori Bookstein Fine Art, 138 Tenth Avenue, New York NY10011 from 6-8pm. Readers are James Carpenter and André Naffis-Sahley introduced by Ambit Editor Briony Bax. British cocktails. RVSP essential to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|London||8th December 2014||
More Poetry presents juli Jana and her new
publication 'ra-t' to be read in three voices on the second Monday
of December, the 8th at Feneza coffee shop next to the Deli Shop
Leyden Street near Liverpool Street Station.
Directions: take Bishopsgate exit at Liverpool Street Station, cross over the road turn left and take first street right Middlesex Bishopsgate, then first left Strype which becomes Leydon. All welcome
|London||27th January 2015||
Ambit 219 launch - Tuesday January 27th at 7pm. The Sun and 13 Cantons, 21 Great Pulteney Street, W1F9 9NG. Readers: Dan Duggan and more TBA. Entrance £5 or a purchase of Ambit 219. Cash bar open late.