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The White Review/Burley Fisher Books Poetry Salon

Join us for the second WR x BF Poetry Salon, hosted by Poetry Editor Kayo Chingonyi. This is the second of a brand new series of monthly poetry nights, which will be held at Burley Fisher Books on the first Friday of each month. There will be drinks, and snacks.

 

The April salon features readings from Amy Key, Lucy Mercer, and Karen McCarthy Woolf.

 

The third salon, to take place on 4 May, will feature Belinda Zhawi and Kate Potts. Tickets for the May salon can be booked now.

 

6 April 2018 / 19:00 – 22:00 / £4 / Book tickets

 

4 May 2018 / 19.00 – 22.00 / £4 / Book tickets

 

Amy Key’s debut poetry collection LUXE was published by Salt in November 2013. Amy’s poems have been published in various magazines and anthologies including Poetry, The Poetry Review, Best British Poetry 2015, Love Poems (Faber & Faber) and The Poetry of Sex (Penguin). Her second collection, ISN’T FOREVER, will be published by Bloodaxe in June 2018.

 

 

Lucy Mercer’s poems have appeared in Poetry London and Poetry Review among others. She is currently studying for a PhD in ‘Speculative Emblematics’, and is the winner of the inaugural White Review Poet’s Prize

 

 

Karen McCarthy Woolf was born in London to English and Jamaican parents. She has been awarded residencies at the literary development agency Spread the Word, the City of El Gouna, Egypt and at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich in 2015 where she responded to an exhibit on migration. Her debut collection AN AVIARY OF SMALL BIRDS (Carcanet) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, and her second collection, SEASONAL DISTURBANCES (Carcanet), is out now.


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