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Category Archives: political poetry
While much beloved in his home town of Tricarico in the south of Italy, Rocco Scotellaro is still very much unknown to English speaking audiences, which is why I feel particularly strongly about this week’s upcoming launch of a new … Continue reading
From the beginning, poetry has been the great communicator. In every protest, conflict and movement of oppression, voices have risen through the crowd and found expression in its fearless form. Whether personal or political, poetry is a public statement with … Continue reading
OK, it’s time to shake off Bank Holiday end-of-summer stupor and gear up for the many PinC events coming in the next few weeks – starting tomorrow! GERDUR KRISTNY – TOMORROW FRIDAY 2 SEPT WATERSTONES PICCADILLY This will be a … Continue reading
Event Manager Jayshree Viswanathan has the challenging task of organising a 6-event series for Poet in the City: “Contemporary Romanian Poets” at the lovely venue of the Romanian Cultural Institute in Belgravia. At the most recent event on Thursday 23rd … Continue reading
… and June finishes with some serious poetry power—here’s a quick update: Carol Ann Duffy and Friends – TONIGHT Tickets for the Carol Ann Duffy and Friends event at Kings Place tonight are almost sold out – I’ve just spied … Continue reading
I had the privilege on Monday 16th May of attending the superbly organised Borderlands event at Kings Place. The theme was voices from the edge of Europe, with poets from Lithuania, Poland, Croatia and Portugal. A quick review of Wikipedia’s … Continue reading