Great reading coming up on October 11
POETRY At The Room
Thursday 11 October 2018 – at 7.30 at The Room, 33 Holcombe Road, Tottenham Hale, London N17 9AS
7.30 pm. Special GREY SUIT launch addition – for Dialysis Days by Hugo Williams, a new chap-book by Grey Suit Editions.
free with refreshments
Featuring Hugo Williams, supported by Kerry-Lee Powell, Alan Jenkins and Glyn Maxwell – hosted by Anthony Howell.
Hugo Williams with Anthony Howell – photo by David Larcher
Hugo Williams’s poems engage themes of personal memory, childhood, and sexuality with a plainspoken yet wry voice. In an interview with The Guardian, Williams discussed the autobiographical element of his work, stating, “You really can’t start if you’re not going to be completely honest. You have to use everything you know.… [Y]ou do sometimes enter into a sort of doublethink: ‘They won’t like it, but they might like it more if it’s well done.’”
Williams is the…
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