October, 2021

25oct7:30 pm8:30 pmWords for the Earth: an online poetry eveningFour Quaker poets respond to the climate crisis Zoom Organiser: Quaker Arts Network Event Type:Cultural, Arts & SocialTheme:Faith & Climate,Nature & Biodiversity

Event Details

Join us on Zoom for readings of their poetry by four Quaker poets, responding to the climate crisis,  introduced by Jennifer Kavanagh.

  • Ella Otomewo is a poet who found her voice in the spoken word community years ago, and now writes for both the page and the stage. She lives in Manchester.
  • Philip Gross is mostly a poet, for adults and young people, a former academic and a keen collaborator across art forms.  He won the T. S. Eliot Prize, 2009. His home is in South Wales. 
  • Sam Donaldson writes poetry, runs spiritual retreats and has been active on a range of peace, humanitarian and environmental issues. He’s based in Humberside.
  • Stevie Krayer is a poet whose publications include three collections of poetry and an anthology (co-edited with R V Bailey) of Quaker poets. Brought up in London’s East End, she has lived in Wales for nearly 30 years.

Jennifer Kavanagh worked in publishing for many years and has written a number of fiction and non-fiction books herself.

Free: advance booking essential . https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/words-for-the-earth-poetry-readings-by-four-quaker-poets-tickets-183901553497  

This event is organised by the Quaker Arts Network.  http://quakerarts.net/events/.  All welcome  

Time

(Monday) 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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