A Community Network for Bowes Park and Bounds Green
Time: May 13, 2022 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Location: All Good Bookshop, 35 Turnpike Lane N8 0EP
Website or Map: https://allgoodbookshop.co.uk…
Event Type: poetry reading, live poetry, local literary events
Event Added By: Carmel for All Good Bookshop
Latest Activity: May 12
Anna's third collection, Whatsname Street, tells the story of the estate in Waterloo where she still lives, in the voices and encounters of her predecessors.
In the shadows and whoops of the last party
she slipped back indoors and took down the curtains,
brown with war and the filth of outside
The Mother in Law's Nets
Ferocious is Selina's first full-length collection. She explores the world of work and the way we create our lives with and without it.
With a forest of hair a man
sleeps through this concertina
of noise, a body-length away.
Ruth's If You Want Thunder centres on a long poem celebrating the imagined lives of the residents of Grenfell Tower.
In the burning high-rise hive there are alphabets,
Arabic Tamil Ge’ez, there are apricots
A Grenfell Alphabet
Hear how the themes and styles of the three books both merge and contrast, as poems are woven together into a story of contemporary London. All three poets are published by Smokestack Books, which aims to revive the tradition of radical poetry in the UK.
Admission free – all welcome. Arrive from 7pm for a 7.30 start