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october, 2017

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1jul - 19nov12:00 amnov 19- 12:00 amShooter Literary Magazine 2017 Poetry Competition

4jul - 31decjul 410:12 amdec 31The Moth Poetry Prize

25aug - 31octaug 2512:00 amoct 31INDIGO DREAMS PAMPHLET PRIZE 2017

1sep - 30nov12:00 amnov 30- 12:00 amForeign Voices Poetry Competition

9sep - 9octsep 910:30 amoct 9Play on: Live Music Inspiration - Workshop

9sep - 12jansep 92:30 pmjan 12The Writing Room - Creative Writing Course

2oct7:00 pm- 9:00 pmBejan Matur reads her poetry in Turkish, Kurdish and English

3oct - 7oct 37:30 pmoct 7Louise Wallwein's Glue

4oct7:00 pm- 9:30 pmLaunch of The Magic Door by Chris Torrancewith Iain Sinclair and Allen Fisher

4oct8:00 pm- 9:30 pmThis Glorious Noise: Five South Asian diaspora poets celebrate the UK-India Year of Culture 2017

5oct6:30 pmBelieving in Poetry for a Secular Agewith Michael Symmons Roberts and Mark Oakley

5oct6:30 pm- 9:00 pmBelieving in Poetry in a Secular Age

5oct7:30 pm- 8:30 pmFour Quartets with Ashley Ramsden and Flora Pethybridge

6oct6:45 pm- 8:15 pmToo Close Poetry

7oct10:30 am- 4:30 pmFlamboyance: Workshop with Katrina Naomi

7oct1:00 pm- 2:00 pmPascale Petit and Alyson Hallett

7oct2:00 pm- 4:00 pmThe Poetry of Trees Workshop

9oct - 12feboct 92:30 pmfeb 12The Writing Room - Creative Writing Course

10oct7:00 pmPEN Pinter Prize 2017

10oct7:00 pm- 8:30 pmPEN Pinter Prize 2017

10oct7:00 pm- 10:30 pmSpoken, Not Stirred

12oct6:30 pm- 10:00 pmBook launch for Now You Can Look by Julia Bird

12oct7:00 pmLaunch of Nights of Poor Sleep by Rachael Allen and Marie Jacotey

13oct7:00 pm- 8:30 amOut of his struggles-the poems of Kosuke Shirasu

15oct7:30 am- 10:00 pm'Out of his struggles' the poems of Kosuke Shirasu

18oct7:00 pmRobert Lowell and Marianne Moore: Back to the Beginning

18oct7:00 pm- 8:30 pmBack to the Beginning: Robert Lowell and Marianne Moore

20oct7:00 pmPaper Tiger Poetry Open Micthird Friday of the month

21oct10:30 am- 4:30 pmVoice Workshop for Poets

21oct2:00 pm- 3:15 pmQuiet Compere - Sunderland Libraries Literature Festival

23oct11:00 am- 11:00 amLook We Made a Book: A Workshoppy Masterclass with John Hegley

28oct10:30 am- 1:30 pmDisplacement with Ruth Padel

28oct7:15 pm- 10:00 pmPoetry in Palmers Green

29oct7:00 pm- 9:00 pmBlackfriars Vocal