Discomfort Zone!

A themed reading where over 20 poets have been challenged to write new poems about subjects they wouldn’t normally write about. Hosted by Roddy Lumsden, Kate Potts and Kayo Chingonyi.

More poets to be added anon, but so far we have:

Tim Wells (writing on ski jumping)
Claire Trévien (transistors)
Kayo Chingonyi (cigars)
Emily Hasler (gang warfare)
Kathy Pimlott (Benfica FC)
Kostas Chondros (dogging)
Rachel Piercey (aircraft engines)
Frith Taylor (corned beef)
Francine Elena (Nancy Spungen)
Ian Cartland (Smarties)
Alex Bell (father / daughter love)
Kate Potts (electronica)
Roddy Lumsden (Frida Kahlo)
Jon Stone (women’s hairdressing between the wars)
Sarah Fletcher (Harry Partch)
Luke Heeley (the menstrual cycle)
Richard Price (hate)
Cath Drake (Søren Kierkegaard)
Jasmine Cooray (Reggae Soundsystem Culture)

Friday, October 17 from about 7.30ish; £5
Betsy Trotswood, 56 Farringdon Road, EC1R 3BL London

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