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11.15am | Friday 18 Oct 2019
A one-on-one feedback session with poet Rebecca Goss

Heaux Noire

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Heaux Noire illustration
6.30pm | Friday 18 Oct 2019
Listen up as womxn* of colour share their stories through poetry and music

My Name is Why

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Muluneh Aida
Lemn Sissay, author and broadcaster
8.15pm | Friday 18 Oct 2019
Reflect on self-expression and Britishness at this discussion on Sissay’s new memoir
11.00am | Saturday 19 Oct 2019
A panel of poets and translators discuss the disruptive and transformational nature of translation

National Poetry Library Open Day

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Harpreet Kalsi
Gold patten print
12.00pm | Saturday 19 Oct 2019
Peek into the library to browse hidden gems and enjoy live readings and displays

Deaf Republic: Poets on Deafness

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Caleb Femi
Raymond Antrobus
1.30pm | Saturday 19 Oct 2019
Poets Raymond Antrobus, Ilya Kaminsky and Lisa Kelly share the stage to perform their latest works
3.00pm | Saturday 19 Oct 2019
Hear the work of three poets who are at the forefront of a new generation of experimentation
6.30pm | Saturday 19 Oct 2019
Be here for the launch of a groundbreaking anthology of poetry written in endangered languages

My Name is My Own

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Ted Murphy
My Name is My Own at Southbank Centre
10.00pm | Saturday 19 Oct 2019
Confront issues of rights at a performance by black and brown women and non-binary people
1.30pm | Sunday 20 Oct 2019
Fire up disruptive poetry in this live reading and discussion with internationally renowned poets