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The Unknown Civilian - poetry with Anthony Owen and others (London)

Join the Quaker Centre as they mark Remembrance time with peace poetry from award-winning writer Antony Owen, as he launches his acclaimed new collection 'The Unknown Civilian'. With additional readings from Joseph Horgan and Paul Sutherland.

Antony Owen is from Coventry and the author of five collections of poetry. His latest collection The Nagasaki Elder by V.Press was shortlisted in 2018 for the coveted Ted Hughes Award for new work in poetry. His poems have been published worldwide and translated in several languages. An advocate of progressive peace poetry his poems also appear in a UK School peace education resources for CND. His sixth collection, The Unknown Civilian, will be published in November 2019 with Knives Forks & Spoons Press.

Joseph Horgan was born and raised in Birmingham of Irish immigrant parents. He has lived in Ireland since 1999. He is the author of three collections of poetry and a prose work that was serialised on national radio. Amongst other citations he has been the recipient of the Patrick Kavanagh Award and his work has appeared in journals throughout, Ireland, the UK, Europe and the USA. He writes a weekly column for the Irish Post. His latest and fourth collection is the pamphlet work 21: The Thing I Am published by Flarestack.

Canadian-British poet/writer Paul Abdul Wadud Sutherland, b. 1947, has resided in the UK since 1973. He has fifteen collections published to date. He founded the literary journal Dream Catcher. His New and Selected Poems, Valley Press 2017, was listed in the Morning Star's top 10 books. He frequently performs his poems and his writing is widely published in journals and anthologies. He became a Sufi Muslim and turned freelance in 2004. The University of Lincoln archives his work.

The event will be livestreamed on Facebook. For any enquiries please contact quakercentre@quaker.org.uk

November 22nd, 2019 7:00 PM   through   9:30 PM
Friends House
173 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BJ
United Kingdom
Phone: 020 7663 1000
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