Poetry and Protest

24 Aprilm 19:30. Rich Mix, 35 – 47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA.

Join English PEN for a night of poetry, music and discussion on how literature and activism can come together. Featuring poets James Byrne, Sophie Mayer, Laila Sumpton, Aoife Mannix and Sonority Turner. Hosted by Shane Solanki.

The evening will also highlight PEN’s campaign for the release of imprisoned Camerooian poet Enoh Meyomese and celebrate the publication ‘Jail Verse’ a collection of his poems translated into English.

7.30pm Open-mic performances from Student PEN
8.00pm Panel discussion on How to be a literary activist with Sophie Mayer, Laila Sumpton and James Byrne.
9.00pm Performances from Sonority Turner and Aoife Mannix

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