“A poem on paper is nothing more than a piece of writing that may be used for anything that can be done with a piece of writing.”
This event celebrates the multiple forms a poem can take and the multiple voices it can accommodate. It brings together four artists bound by their shared passion for poetry and the arts.
Poetry: Eleni Cay, Robert Peake and Anna Selby
Piano: Valerie Kampmeier
Visual Art: “Did you know? This is Slovakia”
Join Robert Peake and UK poets Alex Bell, Katherine Lockton and John Canfield at the unique North London venue The Room.
Join Robert Peake and Slovakian poet Eleni Cay for a night of poetry at the Torriano Meeting House in Kentish Town.
The summer and autumn months are looking good for poetry.
I will be giving a variety of readings, in a variety of different formats, at various locations throughout the UK, between now and the end of October.
Hope to see you there!
I am currently on the other side of the world from London, flying from Sydney to Hong Kong.
Yet London has been my residence and preoccupation for the past several years, culminating in my forthcoming debut full-length collection of poetry, The Knowledge.
Many of the poems are set in a specific place in London. So, as supplement to a more traditional table of contents, what follows is an interactive Google map of poem titles, including links to online version of the poems where applicable.
Click here to view the map
Featuring Philip Fried, Margo Stever, Tim Nolan, Susana Case, Jennifer Millitello, Owen Lewis, Daphne Warburg Astor, and Robert Peake.
In celebration of the Troubadour’s American links over the past 60 years, we present an evening of US poets…
- Manhattan Review editor Philip Fried, is based in New York; Early/Late: New & Selected Poems from Salmon (2011) draws on his first 4 collections of poetry; his latest Salmon collection is Interrogating Water (2013)
- Margo Taft Stever founded Hudson Valley Writers’ Center & Slapering Hol Press; her award-winning first collection wasFrozen Spring & her latest is The Hudson Line (Main Street Rag, 2012)
- Tim Nolan’s 2013 Troubadour Poetry Prize poem is shortlisted for the Forward Best Single Poem Prize; Tim is a lawyer, lives in Minneapolis, & has published two collections including And Then (New Rivers, 2012)
- Poet & sociologist Susana Case is a professor at NY Institute of Technology: her collections range from The Scottish Café (2002) to 4 Rms w Vu (Mayapple Press, 2014)
- Robert Peake is a British-American poet living near London, he created the Transatlantic Poetry on Air reading series; 1st-collection The Knowledge due from Nine Arches Press, 2015
- Jennifer Millitello lives in Goffstown NH, & has taught at Brown Univ. & Rhode Island School of Design in Providence RI; finalist in the Alice Fay di Castagnola Award, her first collection is Body Thesaurus (Tupelo, 2013)
- Artist & Faber-Academy poet Daphne Warburg Astor was part of the C4RD online residency & collaborated with Jason Hicklin on From Co. Donegal to the Inner Hebrides: Drawings & Etchings (2009)
- Psychiatrist & professor at Columbia Univ., Owen Lewis has published extensively in professional journals; his first poetry chapbook was March in San Miguel (Finishing Line, 2012) & first collection is Sometimes Full of Daylight (Dos Madres, 2013)