Saturday 3 October 2015
Poetry at The Room, 33 Holcombe Road, Tottenham Hale, N17 9AS (at 7.30) will feature a reading by James Byrne, Sarah Law, Kate Bingham and Anouche Sherman – hosted by Irina Jauhiainen.
(£5 entry plus donation for refreshment)
James Byrne is a poet, editor, translator and Lecturer in poetry at Edge Hill University. His most recent poetry collections are White Coins (Arc Publications, England, 2015) and Everything Broken Up Dances, published by Tupelo Press (USA) also in 2015. Other collections include Blood/Sugar (Arc 2009) and Soapboxes, a pamphlet of political satires (KFS, 2014). He co-edited the first anthology of Burmese poetry ever to be published in the West (Arc, 2012, Northern Illinois University Press 2013) and Voice Recognition: 21 Poets for the 21st Century, an anthology of poets under 35, published by Bloodaxe in 2009. Since 2002 he has edited The Wolf, an internationally-renowned poetry magazine.
Sarah Law is a senior lecturer in Creative Writing and English Literature at London Metropolitan University. She has published five books of poetry, the latest of which explores eccentric medieval visionary Margery Kempe.
Kate Bingham’s third collection, Infragreen, is pubished by Seren. Quicksand Beach was short-listed for the Forward Prize, Best Collection 2006. Her poem ‘On Highgate Hill’ was short-listed for the Forward Prize, Best Single Poem 2010.
Anouche Sherman is a French-born poet, translator and multimedia artist. She’s had work published in French literary reviews and in various poetry magazines and blogs. She also organises and hosts thematic poetry and performance events at the Poetry Cafe (A Celebration of French Poetry In Translation, New Writings – New Voices, DADA is BAck, Inspired by Psychedelic Poetry). Her next event is ‘Unfinished: in praise of unfinished prose’ (24th October).