Wednesday 14 November 2012

Too Much Too Young

Too Much Too Young /Bookslam Annual Vol 2 / Bookslam

Published on 27th November 2012 with new stories by  
David Nicholls, Diana Evans, Jeremy Dyson, Marina Lewycka, Emylia Hall, Nikesh Shukla, Jesse Armstrong, Jackie Kay, Craig Taylor, Patrick Neate, Salena Godden and Chris Cleave.

There will be one, not two, but THREE launch parties! 
November 27th The Grand: David Nicholls, Marques Toliver, Diana Evans
November 28th Rough Trade East: Jesse Armstrong,  Salena Godden, Peter Serafinowicz.
November 29th The Tabernacle: Luke Wright, Jackie Kay, Stephen K Amos

Each story takes its inspiration from a song title. 
My contribution is a new story set in Paris titled 'Milord' after the Edith Piaf song:

Here's a preview in The Bookseller:  

Liminal Animal / Tongue Fu Anthology / Tongue Fu

Published in September 2012 Liminal Animals features poems from:  
Salena Godden; Lemn Sissay; Ross Sutherland; Sabrina Mahfouz; Inua Ellams; Luke Wright; Aiofe Mannix; Elvis Mcgonagall; Francesca Beard; Dizraeli; Shane Solanki; Jacob Sam-La Rose; Byron Vincent;  Simon Mole; Joshua Idehen; Ben Mellor; A F Harold; Musa Okwonga and Chris Redmond and many, many more...

Tongue Fu and live literature producers renaissance one were commissioned by – a new BBC/ACE arts website – to make some poetry films. Check out for performances from Scroobius Pip, Kate Tempest, Salena Godden, Zena Edwards, Shane Solanki and Chris Redmond.

 November Dates:

NOVEMBER 15TH / Celebrating the launch of Sam Berkson's debut poetry collection, Life in Transit, Influx Press are hosting an amazing poetry and spoken word showcase at the Arcola Theatre Tent, Dalston. Tickets are selling fast, superb line-up MC Dizraeli, Zena Edwards, Salena Godden and Jon Seagrave hosted by Poetcurious. No booking fees and big discount if you wanna buy the book.

NOVEMBER 24TH / PATITUDE It's that time again folks! 
Please share this with as many people as you can. Early Bird Tickets here online £10   Raising money for a much missed friend Pat's Family. 
DJ's and Bands, Colin Dale, Manish, Azur, Miss C, 
The Egg, Claire Nicolson, Salena Godden, 
Phat Bollard Dave Brooks Bagpipes and Dhol Drummer. 
To make a donation, please use the details below.
Patrick Williams Memorial Fund / Account No.56777901 SORT CODE 83.91.36


BRAUTIGAN BOOK CLUB at The Bethnal Green Working Men's Club

Salena Godden hosts an event for Apples and Snakes