Torriano Poetry

Sunday 21 November, 7.30pm

Guest readers: David Floyd and Lisa Kelly

£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 

November 21st – Lisa Kelly and David Floyd – book here 

Lisa Kelly‘s first collection, A Map Towards Fluency, was published by Carcanet in 2019 and shortlisted for the 2021 Michael Murphy Memorial Prize. Her poems have appeared in Stairs and Whispers: D/deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back (Nine Arches Press) and Carcanet’s New Poetries VII. Her pamphlets are From the IKEA Back Catalogue (New Walk Editions), Philip Levine’s Good Ear (Stonewood Press) and Bloodhound (Hearing Eye). She is co-Chair of Magma Poetry and learning BSL. She is currently co-editing What Meets the Eye, an anthology of poetry and short fiction by UK Deaf, deaf and Hard of Hearing writers for Arachne Press. 

David Floyd‘s pamphlets are War in the Playground and Protest (both Hearing Eye). He is a trustee of Magma Poetry – and was co-editor of Magma 78, the Collaborations issue.  November 28th – Susannah Hart and Cheryl Moskowitz – introduced by Lisa Kelly – book here.

Torriano in cyberspace

At 6.30pm, before the live reading, Joan Michelson, will be hosting Torriano Poetry in cyberspace. 
Through the pandemic this gathering has held together a community that was scattered across the earth.
There is no guest reader. The live session at Torriano is not broadcast here. Bring poems to read or just listen. Join us there
Join Zoom Meeting 

Meeting ID: 394 099 1487 
Passcode: 8dFNdW

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