Join us for a reading with New Poets Prize judge Kayo Chingonyi and our 2017 and 2018 New Poets Prize Winners!
Republic, London E14 2BE
Doors at 6.30pm
Readings until 9pm
Tickets: £8/£6 concs.
A bar will be available at the venue, along with books, pamphlets and book signings.
Our 2017 New Poets Prize Winners Ian Burnette, Sarah Fletcher, Lizzi Hawkins and Stefan Kielbasiewicz were selected by Andrew McMillan (winner of the Guardian First Book Award) and will be launching their hot-off-the-press pamphlets.
Our 2018 New Poets Prize Winners Joe Carrick-Varty, Emma Jeremy and Warda Yassin were selected by Kayo Chingonyi and will be reading a selection of poems from their winning collections.
This evening is a unique opportunity to hear our New Poets Prize Winners (described by Andrew McMillan as “the future of poetry”) read alongside Kayo Chingonyi, a fellow of the Complete Works programme for Diversity and Quality in British Poetry, winner of the 2012 Geoffrey Dearmer Prize and winner of the 2018 Dylan Thomas Prize for his debut poetry collection, ‘Kumakanda’ (Chatto & Windus).
‘Book tickets here’ – https://events.ticketsforgood.co.uk/events/822-the-new-poets-prize-with-kayo-chingonyi
For more information about our 2018 New Poets Prize Winners please click here. – http://www.poetrybusiness.co.uk/newpoetsprize/information
For more information about our 2017 New Poets Prize pamphlets please click here. – http://www.poetrybusiness.co.uk/shop/978/1617-new-poets-prize-winners