PREVIEW: THE POETRY LIBRARY: Queer Poets on Teaching

Besi Besemar June 22, 2016


Brighton based poet joins panel of three other queer poets to discuss how identity and politics shapes their work.

Maria Jastrzebska
Maria Jastrzebska

Polish-born, Brighton based poet Maria Jastrzebska whose latest book is a selection of her poems translated into Polish and published in a dual language collection The Cedars of Walpole Park published by Stowarzyszenie Żywych Poetow will be taking part in this exciting event.

Hear also from Betsy Warland, (Oscar of Between – A Memoir of Identity and Ideas); Andra Simons, (The Joshua Tales); and award winning writing mentor Saradha Soobrayen.

They will discuss teaching styles, influences and the ways queerness influences their writing and performance and the panel discussion will be followed by questions from the audience.

Free but booking essential. Email to reserve your place.

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Event: THE POETRY LIBRARY: Queer Poets on Teaching

Where: The Poetry Library, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre

When: Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Time: 8pm

Price: Free but booking required

Email: to reserve your place