Solstitial times are almost upon us -- and what better way to mark the darkness moving towards light that a poetry reading? I have five coming up:
*Weds 12th December, 3-4 pm: Worldwide Reading for Pussy Riot, Free Word Centre. Tea, cake and political protest! With Sasha Dugdale, Amy Key, and Redell Olsen.
*Weds 19th December, 7.30-9.30 pm: ACTIVIST MUSE!, at Carslaw St*Lukes Gallery. A night of feminist poetry, fiction, film and debate. All proceeds to Pussy Riot. I'll be hosting the poetry section, with Sascha Aurora Akhtar, Sarah Crewe and Linus Slug.
*Thurs 20th December, 8.00 pm til late: FEELINGS, at Vogue Fabrics. Poetry + film + sad disco. I'll be reading with Carol Watts. There will be dancing.
*Thurs 17th Jan 2013, 7.30 pm: BINDERS FULL OF WOMEN, at Toynbee Studios. Poetry + glitter glue. Readers including Sarah Hesketh, Agnes Marton, Jacqueline Saphra...