Lovely to have an event at Brick Lane’s most beautiful bookshop, Libreria, to give the many visiting poets for my European Poetry Night a chance to read their work solo. Designed as a small affair it ballooned into 14 readers, performances and a packed shop. http://www.theenemiesproject.com/libreria
Sarah Rebecca Kersley, a British poet, quite remarkably, has started a bookshop and cafe in Bahia in Brazil with a focus on the contemporary and curation by Brazilian contemporary literature professor and critic Milena Britto, and adjoining the shop, has a beautiful online journal that publishes work in Portuguese, Spanish and English, and fortunately for me, the journal has now published one of my poems - Puebla Songs, part of a series I've written about violence and south america, written from a position of ignorance, but while I was travelling in the region.
Visit the poem here http://www.livrariabotocorderosa.com/index.php/2016/09/15/puebla-songs-sj-fowler/ and submit to the magazine too.
July tuesday 29th :7:30pm : free entry
Join one of the world's most brilliant poets for a rare and intimate reading IN the heart of London. Kaminsky's dynamic and beautiful poetry has received critical praise from his native Russia to America, where he lives, and everywhere in between, yet still fails to capture the generosity of spirit and literary brilliance so clearly revealed by his readings. Ilya will be joined by a series of UK based poets who will also read their work including James Byrne & Sandeep Parmar.