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OXFAM AUTUMN POETRY SCHEDULE!

The Oxfam Poetry Series, supported by The Kingston Writing School, continues in London for its 8th year, with a series of readings with major British and international poets, as well as emerging student talents.

All events at Oxfam Books & Music shop, 91 Marylebone High Street, London, W1.  7 minutes from Bakerstreet Tube station.  £5 admission; £3 concession.

All proceeds to Oxfam, the registered charity. Hosted by Todd Swift.

To reserve seats, email Martin Penny at oxfammarylebobne at hotmail dot com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12
7 pm
Back To School with Five Poets
featuring Annie Freud, Ilya Kaminsky, Todd Colby, Khin Aung Aye (James Byrne translating), and Mike Loveday, launching his debut pamphlet collection.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9
7 pm
Three Poets
featuring Denise Riley, David Lehman, and Todd Swift, launching his new collection, England Is Mine.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23
7 pm
Mark Scott, Jill Battson and students from Kingston reading their work.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2
7 pm
Alice and Peter Oswald Reading Their Work for Oxfam.


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