Torriano Poetry live

Sunday 14 November, 7.30pm

Guest readers: Ruth Valentine, Selina Rodrigues, Anna Robinson

£5/4 according to pocket. Poets from the floor welcome.

As Torriano is a small venue we will initially be limiting the audience to around 20. Please sign up via Eventbrite for the reading(s) that you are planning to attend. There is an option to either pay via Eventbrite or to pay in cash on the door. If you are planning to pay on the door please still sign up so we know that you are planning to attend. 

Despite the ongoing challenges, I’m really looking forward to seeing you soon. 

Torriano Poetry  

(i) Reading at Torriano booking now 

– book tickets here

Ruth Valentine‘s If You Want Thunder  brings to life the tragedies of the political world and the associated personal griefs. ‘Utterly contemporary, lucid and lyrical, this mature collection fizzes with invention’ Jacqueline Saphra. Selina Rodrigues‘ Ferocious, explores contemporary living and working. Online desires, migratory workers and the gig economy, the collection tells the stories of hidden workers. ‘A captivating debut from a unique voice’ Hannah Lowe. Anna Robinson‘s Whatsname Street is a history of one housing estate as told through its tenants’ narratives – weddings, washdays, street parties and seaside daytrips – and above all work, poverty and inequality. ‘Humour, praise and a stark beauty to these poems’ Malika Booker.

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