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AUTHORS’ CLUB HALLOWEEN GATHERING

Join us at the National Liberal Club for a literary celebration of the spookiest season. Real-life chills, a modern magus and ghost stories to freeze the blood. Paul Burston relates the personal horror story that inspired his new crime novel, … Continue reading

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HARRY FAINLIGHT: Poète Maudit

  Harry Fainlight was an unclassifiable poet who came to prominence in the Anglo-American counterculture of the 1960s but later became a casualty of the reactionary British culture of the 1970s. That he was a lyric poet with an original … Continue reading

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WEST LONDON POETRY – WED 24 OCT – IRISH CULTURAL CENTRE

TREVOR JOYCE, FERGAL GAYNOR and NIALL McDEVITT Trevor Joyce is one of Ireland’s most innovative and respected poets. He co-founded New Writers’ Press (NWP) in Dublin in 1967, publishing Michael Hartnett among others, and was a founding editor of NWP’s … Continue reading

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THE SQUARE MILE SHAKESPEARE

Poet-psychogeographer Niall McDevitt commemorates the month of Shakespeare’s birth and death with his much imitated but never equalled walk THE SQUARE MILE SHAKESPEARE.   McDevitt proves that you don’t have to go to Stratford-on-Avon, or Bankside, to explore the buskined … Continue reading

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POETS OF THE EMBANKMENT

Poet-psychogeographer Niall McDevitt takes a walk of discovery along the Thames Embankment tracing the 700-year history of poets and poetry in the area. Elizabethans, Romantics, Decadents and Beats feature prominently, including the ‘disappeared’ street where Ben Jonson grew up with his … Continue reading

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GEORGE BARKER, PENTAMETERS THEATRE

JOIN US IN CELEBRATING THE LIFE AND WORK OF GEORGE BARKER (1913-1991) with JEREMY REED PAUL SAKOILSKY NIALL McDEVITT Music: GODFREY OLD Hostess: LEONIE SCOTT-MATTHEWS MON 26 FEBRUARY, PENTAMETERS THEATRE, 28 HEATH STREET, HAMPSTEAD, LONDON NW3 8pm £5 http://www.pentameters.co.uk/WhatsOn.html

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THE SHILL

  behind the illustrious man a shadow squats behind the tenured man of academe a shadow shits what a shadow does not clean up how can followers know? how can flatterers see his feet not just of clay but cloven? … Continue reading

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