Keats House Poets present...
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Keats House, Keats Grove
Hampstead, London, UK NW3 2RR
The Keats House Poets
A chilled out Sunday afternoon of (FREE)poetry and spoken word...
With performances from:
and this month's awesome headliner Nii Parkes! (find out more below)
And of course the much loved open mic!
Where: Keats House, Keats Grove, London. NW3 2RR.
Nearest tube: Hamstead Heath.
What: Keats House is a museum. A vibrant, thriving museum dedicated to the poetry of John Keats, and to poetry in general. But it is a museum none the less. As well as supporting the development of these exciting young artists, the Keats House Poets do what we can to ensure that on top of honoring the poetry of the past, Keats house is also a platform for the poetry of the future!
POETRY LIVES HERE!
If you’re a poet looking to perform at this prestigious venue, we’ll be hosting an open mic too but spaces are limited so arrive early to sign up!
Nii Ayikwei Parkes is a writer, editor, socio-cultural commentator and performance poet. He holds an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck (University of London) and is a 2007 recipient of Ghana's national ACRAG award for poetry and literary advocacy. Nii's début novel 'Tail of the Blue Bird' was shortlisted for the 2010 Commonwealth Prize and his work has been translated into Italian, French, Chinese, Dutch, German and Arabic. His latest books of poetry are the Michael Marks Award-shortlisted pamphlet, ballast: a remix (2009) and The Makings of You (Peepal Tree Press).