Saturday 23 February 2019 – at 7.30 at The Room, 33 Holcombe Road, Tottenham Hale, London N17 9AS – more info on website
free with refreshments, hosted by Anthony Howell
Featuring Keith Hutson, Anthony Costello, Alan Price and Lorraine Mariner
ALAN PRICE was born in Liverpool and now lives in London. He is an ex-librarian, poet, scriptwriter, short story writer, film critic for the online ‘Filmuforia’ blogger at alanprice69.wordpress.com. In 1990 he scripted the film A Box of Swan that was broadcast on BBC2. Alan’s debut collection of poetry ‘Outfoxing Hyenas’ was published by Indigo Dreams in 2012. This was followed in 2016 by Angels at the Edge nineteen prose poems inspired by Walter Benjamin’s comments on an Angel picture by Paul Klee. This pamphlet was published by TheTuba Press. The chapbook ‘Mahler’s Hut’ was published in 2017. And his new book of poetry, ‘Wardrobe Blues for a Japanese Lady’ (The High Window Press) came out in May 2018.
LORRAINE MARINER’S pamphlet ‘Bye For Now’ was published by The Rialto in 2005 and in 2007 her poem ‘Thursday’, about the London Bombings on 7 July 2005, was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem. Her first collection ‘Furniture’ was published by Picador in 2009 and shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Seamus Heaney Centre Poetry Prize. Her second collection ‘There Will Be No More Nonsense’ came out with Picador in 2014. She lives in London and works at the National Poetry Library, Southbank Centre. In 2016 she edited “Ten Poems About Friendship” for Candlestick Press.
In the Room, Sadiq Toma is also exhibiting his striking ABSTRACTIONS. So come along to the reading and see the show at the same time.
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