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Poetry anthologies

Online Launch: Football is Poetry

Submitted by Janine on Sat, 11/09/2021 - 10:07
Event Date
Wednesday, 27th of October '21 to Wednesday, 27th of October '21

Football is Poetry is a 48 page poetic football sticker book | Compiled and edited by Mark Coverdale & Owen Collins | Illustrated by Mark Coverdale | Featuring: Attila the Stockbroker, Matt Abbott, Andrew Blair, Simon Blood, Janine Booth, Rob Casey, Owen Collins, Mark Coverdale, Rick Dove, Maria Ferguson, Kevin P.

Spoken Word London: Anti-Hate Anthology Launch

Submitted by Janine on Tue, 15/01/2019 - 11:13
Event Date
Sunday, 10th of February '19 to Sunday, 10th of February '19

Venue: Bunker Theatre UK, 53a Southwark Street, London SE1 1RU

Spoken Word London celebrates its fifth anniversary by publishing an anthology of poems on the theme of 'anti-hate'. Two of Janine's poems are included - 'Real Rape' and 'Odd' - and Janine will be among the contributors giving a short performance at this launch event.

RMT event: Poems for Grenfell Tower

Submitted by Janine on Thu, 31/05/2018 - 14:13
Event Date
Thursday, 14th of June '18 to Thursday, 14th of June '18

RMT invites its members (and their guests) to join us at our National Education Centre to mark the first anniversary of the Grenfell Tower Fire. We will be hearing from poets who have contributed to 'Poems for Grenfell Tower', an anthology that expresses not just mourning for the victims but anger at the causes and solidarity with the ongoing struggle for justice.

Launch of Grenfell Tower poetry anthology

Submitted by Janine on Mon, 29/01/2018 - 21:08
Event Date
Friday, 27th of April '18 to Friday, 27th of April '18

Janine is one of fifty poets who has contributed to this anthology of verse about the Grenfell Tower fire.

Join us at this launch event. Venue: Seven Dials Club, 42 Earlham St, WC2H 9LA.

Poets reading their work: Pat Winslow, Tom McColl, George Szirtes, Neil Reeder, Andrew Dixon, S.O. Fasrus, Peter A. Kelly, Gillian Laker, Caroline Maldonado, Janine Booth, Kevin Higgins, Nick Moss, Myra Schneider, Lindy Newns

Poems for Jeremy Corbyn

Submitted by Janine on Tue, 13/09/2016 - 15:16
Event Date
Friday, 14th of October '16 to Friday, 14th of October '16

Fifty poets have contributed to an anthology of poems in support of Jeremy Corbyn and the movement that is taking Labour towards opposing austerity, kicking out the Tories, implementing socialist politics and reconnecting with working-class people.
At this event, of them will read/perform, and you can buy this memorable collection of verse.