Monday, 25 March 2013

Poets Without Borders



This is an event not to be missed! A rare combination of three unique voices. Our work will take you from Tanzania to Bangladesh, to Egypt and Beirut, Palestine, New York, the Republic of Ireland, Spain, Germany...

You are the only passport you will need, though we do ask for £2 to cover costs. Albion Beatnik is a rather special bookshop, we think. Bookshops as well as poets need your support.

Here's a bit more about us:

Susanne Ehrhardt grew up in Germany. She is a retired doctor who worked in Bangladesh and with the Oxfam health team. She has published poems in various journals, as well as a collection, Rumpelstiltskin's Price, Templar Poetry (2011). 




Norbert Hirschhorn is a physician specializing in international public health, commended in 1993 by President Bill Clinton as an “American Health Hero.”  He now lives in London and Beirut. His poems have been published in over three dozen journals, and three full collections: A Cracked River, Slow Dancer Press, London (1999); Mourning in the Presence of a Corpse (2008), and Monastery of the Moon, Dar al-Jadeed, Beirut (2012).  A fourth collection, To Sing Away the Darkest Days is forthcoming in May 2013 from Holland Park Press, London. His work has won a number of prizes in the US and UK.  See his website, www.bertzpoet.com

Pat Winslow left the theatre in 1987 to take up writing. She has had seven poetry collections published since then, including Dreaming of Walls Repeating Themselves, Unpredictable Geometry and Skin & Dust. Her most recent collection is Kissing Bones, Templar Poetry. Pat has won a number of prizes including this year’s Rialto. She has, until very recently, been working as a writer in residence in a prison. She also works as a celebrant for the British Humanist Association. More information can be found at www.patwinslow.com

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