PLEASE DO COME AND SUPPORT THIS SPECIAL EVENT!
Poetry Garden Party and Book Fair for The High Window, Grey Suit Editions and 77 Books
The Garden Party will run from 3 pm-8pm or later – at The Room, 33 Holcombe Road, Tottenham Hale N17 9AS.
Free entry and free refreshments!
It will also be a Memorial Event for Fawzi Karim, published by Grey Suit Editions, who was scheduled to be reading with us, but sadly he died in May this year. Anthony will read a tribute, and all friend of Fawzi are welcome to contribute as well.
Free entry – lots of refreshments – open mike – books and pamphlets on sale
Readings by poets with books from both publishers.
Featuring readings by David Cooke, Ken Champion, Daniel Bennett and Wendy Klein
David Cooke won a Gregory Award in 1977. Since then his work has appeared in many journals in the UK, Ireland and beyond: Agenda, Ambit, The Cortland Review, The Interpreter’s House, The Irish Times, The London Magazine, Magma, The Manhattan Review, The Morning Star, The North, Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry Salzburg Review and Stand. Reel to Reel, his sixth collection, was published in 2017 by Dempsey & Windle. He is the founding editor of The High Window.
Ken Champion is a poet, writer, novelist and reviewer whose work has appeared in literary journals in the US and extensively in magazines and anthologies in the UK. He has published two poetry pamphlets, three full collections, a volume of short stories, two novellas and four novels. His work has appeared in literary journals in the US and extensively in magazines and anthologies in the UK. He has worked as a signwriter, commercial artist and, until recently, lectured in sociology for 20 years.
Daniel Bennett was born in Shropshire, and lives and works in London. His poetry chapbook, Arboreal Days was published in 2018 by Red Ceilings Press. He’s also the author of a novel, All the Dogs.
Wendy Klein is a retired psychotherapist. She was born in New York and brought up in California. Since leaving the U.S. in 1964, she has lived in Sweden, France, Germany and England. Her writing has been influenced by early family upheaval resulting from her mother’s death, her nomadic years as a young single mother and subsequent travel. Despite dashing about between four daughters and fourteen grandchildren, she has published three collections: Cuba in the Blood (2009), Anything in Turquoise (2013) from Cinnamon Press, and Mood Indigo (2016) from Oversteps Books. She is working on a New and Selected for The High Window Press and has other pamphlet projects.
Peter Stickland, Anthony Howell, Kerry-Lee Powell and more to be announced.
Enquiries – 0208 801 8577