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Ian McEwan, novelist
7:30 pm
Mon 15 Apr 2019
7:30 pm | Mon 15 Apr 2019
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
In an exclusive event Ian McEwan reflects on his life in writing and his latest novel
In an exclusive event Ian McEwan reflects on his life in writing and his latest novel
Image credit Barrie Tullett

Free

Free

Various times
30 Apr 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
Various times | 30 Apr 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
Art
Literature
Journey to Paradise with artist Barrie Tullett in an exhibition responding to the Divine Comedy
Journey to Paradise with artist Barrie Tullett in an exhibition responding to the Divine Comedy
Candice Carty-Williams, writer
7:45 pm
Wed 17 Apr 2019
7:45 pm | Wed 17 Apr 2019
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
The novelist behind funny and frank debut Queenie talks life, love, race and family with June Sarpong
The novelist behind funny and frank debut Queenie talks life, love, race and family with June...
Mary Jean Chan, author
7:00 pm
Tue 23 Apr 2019
7:00 pm | Tue 23 Apr 2019
Literature
Poetry
Uncover the ways in which poetry enables us to utter what is unspeakable in a six-week course
Uncover the ways in which poetry enables us to utter what is unspeakable in a six-week course
Women Rewriting Homer: Madeline Miller & Sharlene Teo
7:00 pm
Wed 24 Apr 2019
7:00 pm | Wed 24 Apr 2019
Literature
Writers
How do we write different perspectives from our own?
How do we write different perspectives from our own?
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Writer, Hisham Matar
7:15 pm
Tue 30 Apr 2019
7:15 pm | Tue 30 Apr 2019
Art
Literature
Hear the Pulitzer Prize-winning author on the themes of his work, from memory and family to war and repair
Hear the Pulitzer Prize-winning author on the themes of his work, from memory and family to war and...
Image credit Barrie Tullett

Free

Free

7:30 pm
Tue 30 Apr 2019
7:30 pm | Tue 30 Apr 2019
Art
Literature
See the Divine Comedy anew at the launch of Barrie Tullett's exhibition responding to the epic poem
See the Divine Comedy anew at the launch of Barrie Tullett's exhibition responding to the epic...
Kit de Waal, writer
7:30 pm
Wed 01 May 2019
7:30 pm | Wed 01 May 2019
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
What does it mean to be working class in Britain today?
What does it mean to be working class in Britain today?
Kim Hyesoon, poet
8:00 pm
Wed 01 May 2019
8:00 pm | Wed 01 May 2019
Literature
Poetry
Our new series of poetry salons continues with poets Kim Hyesoon and Don Mee Choi
Our new series of poetry salons continues with poets Kim Hyesoon and Don Mee Choi
Rose McGowan, author and activist
7:30 pm
Sat 04 May 2019
7:30 pm | Sat 04 May 2019
Literature
Talks & Topics
The actor and activist discusses her life and the realities of exposing the truth about injustice
The actor and activist discusses her life and the realities of exposing the truth about injustice
Robert Macfarlane
7:15 pm
Tue 07 May 2019
7:15 pm | Tue 07 May 2019
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
The author of The Lost Words takes us on a voyage into the Earth's underworlds with his new book
The author of The Lost Words takes us on a voyage into the Earth's underworlds with his new...
Bang Said The Gun, poet on stage with a Mic
8:00 pm
Wed 08 May 2019
8:00 pm | Wed 08 May 2019
Literature
Poetry
Like mud wrestling, only with words: the stand-up poetry night that's an antidote to dreary poetry
Like mud wrestling, only with words: the stand-up poetry night that's an antidote to dreary...
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Workshop participants sat at a table
1:00 pm
Sat 11 May 2019
1:00 pm | Sat 11 May 2019
Literature
Poetry
When is a poem finished? Find out at a workshop with the poet and founder of Out-Spoken
When is a poem finished? Find out at a workshop with the poet and founder of Out-Spoken
Poet performing on stage
7:45 pm
Thu 16 May 2019
7:45 pm | Thu 16 May 2019
Literature
Poetry
Poets Raymond Antrobus, Inua Ellams and Rebecca Tamás share their work in the first of a new series
Poets Raymond Antrobus, Inua Ellams and Rebecca Tamás share their work in the first of a new series
Olga Tokarczuk at the Man Booker podium
7:45 pm
Mon 20 May 2019
7:45 pm | Mon 20 May 2019
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Join this year’s shortlisted authors and translators for an evening of readings and conversation
Join this year’s shortlisted authors and translators for an evening of readings and conversation
 Headshot of James Ellroy, American crime writer
7:30 pm
Mon 27 May 2019
7:30 pm | Mon 27 May 2019
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
The ‘demon dog of American literature’ on new novel This Storm and his life in writing
The ‘demon dog of American literature’ on new novel This Storm and his life in writing
7:15 pm
Thu 30 May 2019
7:15 pm | Thu 30 May 2019
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Funny and furious, bold and clear-sighted: the latest novel from the constantly evolving writer
Funny and furious, bold and clear-sighted: the latest novel from the constantly evolving writer
Karen Armstrong, author
7:15 pm
Mon 03 Jun 2019
7:15 pm | Mon 03 Jun 2019
Literature
Talks & Topics
One of the world’s leading commentators on religion speaks on the use and abuse of holy texts
One of the world’s leading commentators on religion speaks on the use and abuse of holy texts
8:00 pm
Wed 05 Jun 2019
8:00 pm | Wed 05 Jun 2019
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Poets Kate Davis, Abi Palmer and Meryl Pugh reflect on gender, disability, place and the body
Poets Kate Davis, Abi Palmer and Meryl Pugh reflect on gender, disability, place and the body
7:30 pm
Mon 10 Jun 2019
7:30 pm | Mon 10 Jun 2019
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
The Oscar-winning writer of biopic Milk brings Hollywood sparkle to the LGBTQ+ literary salon’s stage
The Oscar-winning writer of biopic Milk brings Hollywood sparkle to the LGBTQ+ literary salon’s...
Workshop participants sat at a table
1:00 pm
Sat 15 Jun 2019
1:00 pm | Sat 15 Jun 2019
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Tell your own story at a workshop on poetry reportage with the poet and founder of SLAMbassadors
Tell your own story at a workshop on poetry reportage with the poet and founder of SLAMbassadors
Poet performing on stage
7:45 pm
Thu 20 Jun 2019
7:45 pm | Thu 20 Jun 2019
Literature
Poetry
Soak up music and spoken word at an evening with poets Ilya Kaminsky, Sabrina Mahfouz and Kei Miller
Soak up music and spoken word at an evening with poets Ilya Kaminsky, Sabrina Mahfouz and Kei Miller
Violet Nights: Homeless in the City
8:00 pm
Wed 26 Jun 2019
8:00 pm | Wed 26 Jun 2019
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Our new series of regular late night poetry salons is back with its summer edition
Our new series of regular late night poetry salons is back with its summer edition
Headshot of Ocean Vuong, American poet
7:15 pm
Tue 02 Jul 2019
7:15 pm | Tue 02 Jul 2019
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
The poet reflects on his debut novel: an exploration of race, class and masculinity in contemporary America
The poet reflects on his debut novel: an exploration of race, class and masculinity in contemporary...
Kayo Chingonyi, poet

Free

Free

8:00 pm
Wed 03 Jul 2019
8:00 pm | Wed 03 Jul 2019
Literature
Poetry
Hear the freshest voices in contemporary poetry read from their new pamphlets
Hear the freshest voices in contemporary poetry read from their new pamphlets
365 Stories and Music, Aidan O’Rourke and Kit Downes

Free

Free

12:00 pm
Sat 06 Jul 2019
12:00 pm | Sat 06 Jul 2019
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Words, music, the disarming drama of stripped-back storytelling
Words, music, the disarming drama of stripped-back storytelling
James Robertson, writer
2:30 pm
Sat 06 Jul 2019
2:30 pm | Sat 06 Jul 2019
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Keep it short and sweet in this workshop on the art of the 365-word story
Keep it short and sweet in this workshop on the art of the 365-word story
Workshop participants sat at a table
1:00 pm
Sat 13 Jul 2019
1:00 pm | Sat 13 Jul 2019
Literature
Poetry
Uncover your creativity at a poetry workshop with the author of incisive, intimate poetry
Uncover your creativity at a poetry workshop with the author of incisive, intimate poetry
Poet performing on stage
7:45 pm
Mon 22 Jul 2019
7:45 pm | Mon 22 Jul 2019
Literature
Poetry
Take a seat for an evening of poetry, featuring Morgan Parker, Brian Patten and Hannah Sullivan
Take a seat for an evening of poetry, featuring Morgan Parker, Brian Patten and Hannah Sullivan
Paul Burston, journalist and author
7:30 pm
Fri 26 Jul 2019
7:30 pm | Fri 26 Jul 2019
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Stride into summer with the best in queer writing at an evening with the LGBTQ+ literary salon
Stride into summer with the best in queer writing at an evening with the LGBTQ+ literary salon

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