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Poetry Periscope

London,St Pancras International27 Feb - 27 May
St Pancras International welcomes the Poetry Periscope as it reaches the last stop of its year long, national tour! The Poetry Periscope will reside in St Pancras for the next three months, allowing commuters and visitors the chance to enjoy a host of poetry from Els Moors, Jackie Kay and Jan Wagner (among many more) as they pass through the station. The Poetry Periscope reminds us who we are and what we would like to be, regardless of where we come from, through the…
"Neruda" Film Screening + Poetry Reading

“Neruda” Film Screening + Poetry Reading

London,Cine Lumiere30 Mar
Institut Français du Royaume-Uni presents a screening of the 2016 film, ‘Neruda’ featuring Gael García Bernal, followed by a poetry reading. The screening will be preceded by an introduction by author-biographer Adam Feinstein and an on-stage poetry reading in Spanish of Neruda’s texts by Jorge de Juan and Nickolas Grace. It’s 1948 and the Cold War has reached Chile. An inspector (Gael García Bernal) is assigned to hunt down the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his…
Poetry Reading: Celebrating Neruda

Poetry Reading: Celebrating Neruda

London,Instituto Cervantes London – new address off the Strand19 Apr
Following the UK release of the film “Neruda” by Pablo Larraín, the Instituto Cervantes and the Association of Cultural Attaches of Latin America, Spain and Portugal (ACALASP) presents a bilingual reading of poems by the great poet and Nobel Prize winner. Before that reading, the hispanist, writer and translator Adam Feinstein will offer an introduction. Feinstein’s biography Pablo Neruda: A passion for life (Bloomsbury 2004, 2013) was described by Harold Pinter as a “masterpiece”. Also in 2013, Feinstein launched Cantalao, a bi-annual…

“Wolf Moon”: The Spanish Civil War and resistance as literary inspiration

London,Conway Hall26 Apr
Instituto Cervantes presents a talk by author Julio Llamazares on the creation of his book, “Wolf Moon”. Llamazares will be in conversation with Dr. Gareth Wood from UCL on the Spanish Civil war and resistance as literary inspiration. Julio Llamazares is a renowned poet, novelist, essayist and Spanish journalist. Luna de Lobos (1985) was his first novel, in which he recounts the lives of four Republican fugitives who have taken refuge from the implacable persecution of the troops of Franco in the remote…
A L Kennedy

European Literature Night with A. L. Kennedy

London,British Library10 May
Contemplating European authorship in a post-Brexit context In response to the changes faced by Europe, literature can offer new views on our identity, history and diversity. European Writers’ Tour invites you to meet some of the most exciting writers from across the channel and to share their stories and experiences. Join us for the launch of the Tour at the British Library with a special evening with Scottish Author A. L. Kennedy and guests. She will give a keynote address reflecting on the future of…
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