Poetry London Summer 2024 Readings

Description

  • Pop-Up, Something A Little Different and Theatre/Arts
  • Tickets from £12.00
  • Embankment
  • Over 18
  • Fri, 12th Jul 2024 @ 19:00 - 21:30
  • 19:00 - 21:30

Join us in partnership with Poetry London for their Summer 2024 launch and readings.

This event will take place in our historic Great Room and will feature readings from Isobel Dixon, Annemarie Ni Churreanin and Romalyn Ante. There will also be an opportunity to purchase the summer edition of the magazine and networking. Come together for an exciting evening of poetry.

About the readers

Isobel Dixon's fifth collection, A Whistling of Birds including drawing by Douglas Robertson, was published in 2023 by Nine Arches, who also published her earlier collections A Fold in the Map, The Tempest Prognosticator and Bearings. Her work also recorded for The Poetry Archive. 

Annemarie Ni Churreain is a poet from the Gaeltacht region of northwest Ireland. Her books include Bloodrot Doire Press, 2017, Town The Salvage Press, 2018 and The Poison Glen The Gallery Press, 2021. She is a recipient of the Arts Council's Next Generation Artist Award and a co-recipient of The Markievicz Award. Ni Churreain has held literary fellowships in the U.S and throughout Europe. Ni Chirreain is a poerty editor a The Stinging Fly magazine. 

Romalyn Ante is a Filipino-British poet, essayist, and editor. She was born and bred in Lipa, Philippines. She was 16 years old when her mother - a nurse in the NHS - brought the family to the UK. He debut collection, Antiemetic for Homesickness Chatto, 2020, was shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize and longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize. She was awarded the Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowship in 2021-2022, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She lives in the West Midlands where she works as a registered NHS nurse and psychotherapist, specialising in mental healthcare of young people. 

About Poetry London

Poetry London's artistic vision is based on the understanding that 'the best poetry' includes the broadest variety of styles and subjects, and that the very best of that poetry often acts as an unacknowledged catalyst for change. Our understanding of change is that it is argumentative and uninhibited and Poetry London will do all it can to encourage that kind of poetry and be a home to it. Poetry London is committed to supporting, empowering, and uplifting racially and ethnically marginalized writers. 

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RSA House 8, John Adam Street, WC2N 6EZ

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RSA House
RSA House has been home to the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce) and its 30,000 strong fellowship since 1774 as well as some of the greatest thinkers and social activists of the past 200 years. Some notable names of past and present fellows you might recognise include Charles Dickens, Dame Judi Dench, Sir David Attenborough and Professor Steven Hawking. The Coffee House is open to the public Mon-Fri from 8:30am. We host ticketed event throughout the house regularly and there is something for everyone. Everyone is welcome. The house also hosts 11 bookable spaces that are available for all event types - from conferences to parties. Get in touch at house@rsa.org.uk for more details.

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RSA House

The Royal Society Arts and Commerce is long historic charity that aims to make positive change for society. They're housed in stunning Georgian town house near Charing Cross and just off The Strand, on John Adam Street. Over the past 250 years, the building is now a hub for people from across the…

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    It was good environment within the RSA Great Hall amongst of a group reasonably friendly participants with a drink and then get on the serious business of life drawing with a model and instructor. The session could be improved with more explicit explanations of the purpose behind the practical drawing exercise about poses just before the session.
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