BURN AFTER READING at the Gallery Cafe

Burn After Reading is back, again….

After a brief hiatus Burn After Reading is back for October! Here’s the info….


Burn After Reading is a new poetry community established by Jacob Sam-La Rose. We write, we read, we perform, we publish – as widely as possible. We celebrate a diverse range of poetics from ‘spoken word’ to ‘page’ and points in between. We celebrate the importance of understanding craft and of community.

On the 16th of October the Gallery Cafe, Bethnal Green, will play host to Burn After Reading; a showcase of the wide range of talent B.A.R has to offer. Members of the Burn After Reading collective will be performing alongside feature poets showing London exactly wh at the next generation of writers has to offer.

Hannah Lowe:
Hannah Lowe is a writer living in London. The Rialto published her poetry pamphlet The Hitcher in 2011. Her first collection Chick was published by Bloodaxe in January 2013 and is currently shortlisted for the Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection and the Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize. A short chapbook R x is forthcoming with sine wave peak. Her family memoir Long Time, No See will be published by Telegram Books in 2014. She is also studying for a PhD in Creative Writing and teaches for the Poetry School.


The Ruby Kid:
The Ruby Kid is a hip-hop artist and spoken-word poet based in London. Since moving to London, he has performed at some of the capital’s most prestigious poetry events, including Bang Said The Gun, Chill Pill, Come Rhyme With Me, and Kid, I Wrote Back. he has hosted HOWL, an occasional night of spoken-word poetry, acoustic music and alternative hip-hop at the Horse & Groom in Shoreditch, East London. Since March 2012 he has also hosted Out-Spoken, a showcase of poetry and hip-hop talent at The Star of Kings in Kings Cross, alongside Anthony Anaxagorou.


Also featuring Burn After Reading poets:
Tyrone Lewis
Rachel Long
Ehsan Marciano Khan
Hibaq Osman
Dillon Leet
Will Tyas
Ankita Saxena
Kareem Parkins Brown
Katie Byford
and Muj Hameed
Doors 7pm
Entrance: £3

I’m hosting this one too….


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