Poetry Around the World 18:00 15th Mar / The Bookworm – Beijing
Tammy Ho Lai-Ming, Mindaugas Nastaravicius, Kabu Okai-Davies, Scot Slaby; moderated by Edward Ragg
Four poets from diverse backgrounds – spanning five continents – come together for readings and discussion. Tammy Ho Lai-Ming is the poetry editor of the literary journal Asian Cha in Hong Kong, and whose poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize three times; Mindaugas Nastaravicius is one of Lithuania’s best poets, whose poetry collection Stained Eyes received the Zigmas Gele prize for best literary debut, and whose second poetry collection, Mo, was selected one of the “top five poetry books of the year”; Kabu Okai-Davies is a Ghanaian-Australian poet whose work focuses on culture and identity; and Scot Slaby is an American poet whose first chapbook, The Cards We’ve Drawn, won the 2013 Bright Hill Press National At Hand Chapbook Competition. Moderated by local poet Edward Ragg, winner of the Cinnamon Press Poetry Award for his debut collection A Force That Takes.
Price: 60 RMB — Purchase Online
The Bookworm 6 pm
Event code: BW15C