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Poetry & bystanding: What makes us act? What is the trigger that moves us...
Sat 27 May 2017, 16:30 – 17:30 BST
Poetry & Bystanding: What makes us act? What is the trigger that moves us to speak, to write? And are those actions enough? Is doing nothing also doing something? Join poets Sophie Mayer (author of, among other titles, The Private Parts of Girls and O) and Jay Bernard (whose poetry collections include Your Sign is Cuckoo, Girl and The Red & Yellow Nothing) and Kat Peddie (who wrote Spaces for Sappho) who will read from their powerful, feminist work.
A discussion about the role of poetry in activism will be a chaired by poet and art critic Cherry Smyth (author of Queer Notions and Test, Orange, among other titles).
Age: 15+ years
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The Greenwich Book Festival are offering concessions for Greenwich Card holders, Thames Clipper ticket-holders (valid that day), University of Greenwich staff, OAPs & students. Proof of concession will be checked on the door of the event so please ensure you bring your card/ID for verification.
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University of Greenwich
The Council Room, Queen Anne Building
Old Royal Naval College
Park Row, Greenwich