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Sunday, 29 April 2012

Adrian, Boast, Jordan, Lockwood and Nadin Reading 2 May!


LONDON SE1: Special Edition: Oxfam Young Poets Anthology

2 May 2012
8pm,
The Saison Poetry Library
Level 5
Royal Festival Hall
Belvedere Road
London SE1 8XX
Admission free but space is limited. To book your place emailspecialedition@poetrylibrary.org.uk
"The official launch of Lung Jazz: Young British Poets for Oxfam (Cinnamon Press, 2012), edited by Kim Lockwood and Todd Swift.  The anthology represents the generation of British poets born since 1970, offering a single poem each by over 150 of the most promising of the period.  Profits go to the charity, and it will be sold across their network of charity shops.  Five poets will read at the launch: Kim Lockwood, Beverley Nadin, Rachael Boast, Paul Adrian, and Meirion Jordan."
Note that Rachael Boast is the 2011 winner of the Forward Prize best first collection; Paul Adrian is winner of 2010 National Poetry Competition; Nadin is the 2009 winner of the Poetry Business poetry pamhlet competition; Lockwood is co-editor of Lung Jazz; and Jordan is one of the best Welsh poets now writing.
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