‘Poetry Alive’: A Combined Book Launching Party @ Poetry Café, London, Friday 20th November

Poetry Alive Fri 20 Nov 2015

‘Poetry Alive’ will be a combined ‘Book Launching Party’ to celebrate the publication of Living On Air by Nina Zivancevic and The Rain Stands Tall: Selected Poems (1959-2015) by Neil Oram.

The Rain Stands Tall by Neil Oram

Living On Air by Nina Zivancevic










This will be a rare opportunity to meet two great writers and poets; Serbian poet and academic Nina Zivancevic (also Allen Ginsberg’s personal assistant for many years) + Neil Oram, best known as the author of ‘The Warp’ (an extraordinary 22 hour play celebrating ‘alternative living’ performed at the ICA, Roundhouse, Edinburgh Festival and other venues in the 1980’s, 90’s and early 2000’s).

Nina will be accompanied by composer and ‘multi-instrumentalist’ Zoran Petkovic on electric keyboard.

There will also be special guest performances including American-exile poet Win Harms, author of In Harms Way. Her latest book of poems Boys n Booze is currently ‘in production’.

The event will be hosted by the author and poet Niall McDevitt.


7.00 – 7.10: Introduction by Niall McDevitt.
7.10 – 7:30: Nina Zivancevic (with Zoran Petkovic on key board).
7.35 – 8.00: Neil Oram.
8.00 – 8.30: Refreshments, book signing.
8.30 – 8.40: Introduction + Win Warms.
8.40 – 9.00: Nina Zivancevic.
9.05 – 9.30: Neil Oram.
9.30 – 10.30: Discussion about poetry, publishing etc + book signing.

7-10.30 pm @ Poetry Café, The Poetry Society, 22 Betterton St, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9BX.

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* We are supporting the Refugee Community Kitchen project: https://crowdfunding.justgiving.com/stephanos-stavrinides


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