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Bristol 20th March 2019

The first Storysmith Flash Fiction and Poetry night in the new and wonderful Storysmith bookshop on North Street, Bristol. is on On 20th March, 

There are two writers as features: poet Cato Pedder and flash fiction writer Christopher Fielden. 

There are also two half-hour open mic slots.

Come along and hear these inspiring voices, then share your own work in the cosy literary haven of Storysmith.

London 22nd March 2019

POET IN THE CITY PRESENTS: FRAGMENTS OF HOME

Join us for an evening of performance and discussion exploring the meaning and importance of home, produced by leading poetry organisation Poet in the City. Take a wander through our exhibition Bedrooms of London, and allow poetry to unpack the tales tucked away in the corners.

Friday 22 March, 19:00 (doors 18:30)

Tickets �10, �8 concessions & Foundling Friends (includes a free drink)

40 Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1AZ

https://foundlingmuseum.org.uk/events/fragments/

020 7841 3600 enquiries@foundlingmuseum.org.uk

Cambridge 31st March 2019 Allographic presents Allographic Open Mic with “Wide World” Anthology Launch  Sun 31-Mar-19 @ 19:00
A lyrical invasion of a lovely bar; a stage, a microphone, and a bunch of lovely people. The venue wheelchair-accessible. This month it's our usual open mic plus the launch of the special edition of Allographic’s “Small Word” (“Wide World”) – an anthology of artistic work to commemorate how international Cambridge truly is. All profits from sale of the anthology will go to Cambridge Convoy Refugee Action Group
Venue: CUC Winebar, Entry: free, donations accepted
open mic
Liverpool 3rd April 2019

Ambit Magazine’s 60th birthday celebrations at THE BLUECOAT Liverpool

Wednesday 3rd Apr 2019 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Ambit Magazine presents a celebration of 60 years of continuous publication with 

readings and a special workshop at The Bluecoat, School Lane Liverpool L1 3BX

Ambit is a London-based 96 page literary and art magazine that features poetry,

prose and art. The editors strive to feature fresh voices and visions from across the

world, placing first-time writers alongside giants of the scene.

Discover the amazing history of Ambit through letters from the archive. There will also be readings

from the famous Ambit 92 Liverpool issue published in 1983.

The evening will include a tribute to Henry Graham who was Poetry Editor of Ambit

for many years and who died in February this year.

Tickets: £6/5

West Hollywood CA 10th April 2019

Poetry Reading with WeHo Reads

Featuring: Kim Dower, Richard Blanco

Date: Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Location: West Hollywood City Council Chambers

Address: 625 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

DescriptionCelebrate National Poetry Month with a poetry reading at the West Hollywood City Council Chambers! Former West Hollywood City Poet Laureate Kim Dower will read from Sunbathing on Tyrone Power's Grave, forthcoming from Red Hen Press. Richard Blanco, Inaugural Poet for Barack Obama, will read from How to Love a Country, forthcoming from Beacon Press.

Following the reading and conversation, there will be a book-signing with books available for sale by Book Soup and a reception hosted by the Friends of the West Hollywood Library.

Admission: Free

Santa Monica. CA, USA 16th April 2019

An Evening of Poetry and Jewelry Making with Red Hen Press

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019   Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Annenberg Community Beach House,: 415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, CA 90402

 In celebration of Red Hen Press’ 25th Anniversary, join Red Hen poets Katharine Coles, Matty Layne Glasgow, Kim Dower, and Jessy Randall for an evening of readings, augmented by jeweler Nicole Foos' talk on "Stories from Stones."

Free, but reservation is required.

Ticketing: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/red-hen-press-katharine-coles-matty-l-glasgow-jessy-randall-kim-dower-registration-56671131881?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR1_Drsg3pNwWGm0CgEugZO_7yWRVgEPtDDa3D1J1eZ9gYInd_459vFy9aY

Website: https://redhen.org/events/rhp-at-the-annenberg-beach-house/

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/617517792017855/
Leeds 25th April 2019

The Northern Slamhouse Competition

Eight northern poets slug it out for a £200 cash prize and bragging rights at the Words in the City Slam Champion. With headline performances by Vanessa Kisuule and Gevi Carver. Hosted by Chris Singleton + Joe Kriss.

Thursday 25 April,7.30pm, The Holbeck, LS11 9QX