Poetry of Protest



Anthony Howell says:

UPDATE – Unfortunately I have come down with a really horrible flu, so I have had to cancel my reading tonight. But please go and support the other readers on my behalf.


I am glad to be reading at Exile Lit Café on Tuesday 11 April at 7 pm


The theme is protest poetry and the organiser Afsaneh Gitiforouz says:


‘By protest poetry/art I take the broad understanding of work that is, or engages with, a protest against something, be it an internal or external force. It could pack soft or bold activism possibly with emotional outrage evidencing the spirit of the time as seen by the poet/artist.’ 

I note that Tuesday 11 April marks the 4th anniversary of Assange being imprisoned in Belmarsh.


Betsey Trotwood pub (first floor), 56 Farrington Road, London EC1R 3BL

Meeting with another poet of protest 50 years ago!

Here are links to poems that I may read – the first to Shireen abu akleh 

Another to Julian Assange.

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Poet, essayist, dancer, performance artist....
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