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Out-Spoken: November

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Time 19:45
Date 24/11/22
Price £12

Out-Spoken founder Anthony Anaxagorou reads from his new collection, Heritage Aesthetics, alongside poets Hannah Lowe and Zaffar Kunial.

Out-Spoken is London's premier evening of poetry and live music. Come and celebrate the best in UK poetry, alongside a line-up of world-class musicians.

The night is hosted by Joelle Taylor, with Sam 'Junior' Bromfield spinning the best in reggae, soul and R&B throughout the evening.

Anthony Anaxagorou is a British-born Cypriot poet, fiction writer, essayist, publisher and poetry educator. His second collection, After the Formalities, was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and was shortlisted for the 2019 TS Eliot Prize and the 2021 Ledbury Munthe Poetry Prize for Second Collections. It was also a Telegraph and Guardian poetry book of the year. His latest collection, Heritage Aesthetics, is published by Granta in November 2022.

Hannah Lowe is a poet, memoirist and critic. She was named a Poetry Book Society Next Generation Poet in 2014 and won a Cholmondeley Award from the Society of Authors in 2020. Her first poetry collection, Chick, won the Michael Murphy Poetry Prize. Her latest, The Kids, a PBS Choice for autumn 2021, was shortlisted for the 2022 TS Eliot Prize, and won the 2021 Costa Book of the Year. She is a Reader in Creative Writing at Brunel University.

Zaffar Kunial lives in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, and was born in Birmingham. His debut collection, Us, was shortlisted for a number of prizes, including the TS Eliot Prize. England’s Green is his second book.

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