Haringey Literature Live

Thu 6th Feb – Poetry Night with Donald Gardner and Paul Lyalls

Join us for lively, thought-provoking readings of poetry and fiction! You can browse books, take part in our open mic session, and order drinks and delicious gastro tapas if you wish. Entrance is free!

Donald Gardner is the author of numerous poetry collections, most recently The Glittering Sea (Hearing Eye, 2006). In the 1960s he lived in New York and performed with the likes of Allen Ginsberg. Back in London in 1968, he founded a group of street poets, Guerilla Poets.  donaldgardner.net
“Donald Gardner is one of the most exciting and surprising poets around.” Bruce Weber “Donald Gardner is an aristocratic madman… rolling in the absurdity of life’s mayhem and rainshine.” Edwin Torres

Paul Lyalls stars alongside former World Poetry Slam Champion Kat Francois in the BBC2/CBBC TV show The Big Slam Poetry House. He has performed in many diverse settings, from Arsenal FC’s dressing room, to Glastonbury, to audiences at 10 Edinburgh Festivals. His new first full collection, Catching the Cascade (Flipped Eye), was nominated for the 2012 Peoples book prize. He has performed with Will Self, Miranda Hart, John Hegley, Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze, Roger McGough, John Cooper Clarke, Andrea Leavy, George Best, Michael Rosen, Prince Edward and Rasta Mouse. paul-lyalls.com

BOOKING RECOMMENDED! Please give notice if, having booked, you cannot attend. That way we can give your place to someone from the waiting list!

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