Literature: The Complete Works Poetry – Poets of the New Generation
- Fri 17 Nov 2017
- 6:30 pm
The Complete Works Poetry is celebrating the launch of its third Bloodaxe anthology of black and Asian poets ‘Ten- Poets of the New Generation‘.
The anthology presents the work of ten exciting British poets from diverse backgrounds, ranging from Somalia and Nigeria through to Jamaica and the multiculturalism of Macau, and features the first poet from Latin America. It is the third anthology from The Complete Works poetry mentoring scheme, a national programme supporting exceptional black and Asian poets founded by the writer Bernardine Evaristo in 2007.
The evening will include readings from all ten poets, who are all regulars at the Southbank and festival circuit plus a showing of short poetry dance films. The poets included are: Raymond Antrobus, Omikemi Natacha Bryan, Leonardo Boix, Victoria Adukwei Bulley, Will Harris, Ian Humphreys, Jennifer Lee Tsai, Momtaza Mehri, Yomi Sode and Degna Stone.
This is a free event: no need to book.