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Following the success of last 2015’s London series of Stand Up and Spit we are very excited to tell you that we are once again working with original Ranter Mr. Tim Wells to bring a national Ranting series to the UK. Over the coming months we will be announcing and presenting Stand Up and Spit events across the country soMarch 20, 2015
Olive Senior is the prizewinning author of fifteen books of fiction, poetry, non-fiction and children’s literature. Making a rare visit to the UK, she is taking part in events across the country 2 – 15 October She won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Summer Lightning and was shortlisted for Canada’s Governor General’s Award for Poetry Over the Roofs of theFebruary 23, 2015
Welcome to the UK’s seventh European Literature Night! Held simultaneously in 24 cities around the continent, London’s events are a highlight of the capital’s literary calendar. This year we’re delighted to see European Literature Night move beyond just one night as we offer a host of events, from the main night’s plethora of inspiring interviews to a spoken word wonderJanuary 25, 2015
European Literature Night (ELN) is an annual celebration of writing in translation from across the continent. Originally the idea of the Czech Centre, ELN now takes place in 14 cities across Europe on the same night in May, with more cities participating every year. Speaking Volumes has produced the ELN London events since 2012. About European Literature Night London EuropeanOctober 23, 2014
Speaking Volumes presents an exciting collaboration between award-winning poet and playwright Avaes Mohammad and the renowned puppetry theatre company Wax Baby Productions. Of Another World is an immigrant tale highlighting themes of readjustment, rejection and the affected self-esteem of so many of those charged with establishing a new identity in a world unknown to them. This poignant narrative is deliveredOctober 21, 2014