Date(s) - Thursday, 15th March
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Five Leaves Bookshop
Nottingham Poetry Exchange presents a fantastic lineup of three visiting poets from London and New York.
Nisha Ramayya is a poet and academic based in London. Working across various practices and forms – translation, performance, mythology and ritual – she tests the possibilities of a Tantric poetics. Her poetry pamphlets, Notes on Sanskrit and Correspondances are published by Oystercatcher Press. Nisha currently works as a Visiting Lecturer in English at Royal Holloway and the University of Kent. http://www.nisharamayya.
Robert Kiely is an Irish writer and poet from Co. Cork, currently living in London. He is the author of How to Read (Crater Press), Killing the Cop in Your Head (Sad Press), and Fionn (Contraband Books).
His latest work can be found in Big Echo and Sure Hope.
Matvei Yankelevich is the author of the novel in fragments Boris by the Sea (2009), the collection Alpha Donut: The Selected Shorter Works of Matvei Yankelevich (2012), and the long poem sequence Some Worlds for Dr. Vogt (2016). He is highly regarded as a translator from Russian; his translations of Daniil Kharms were collected in Today I Wrote Nothing: The Selected Writings of Daniil Kharms (2007). Matvei is a cofounder and co-executive director of Ugly Duckling Presse, where he edits books, curates the Eastern European Poets Series, and edits the press’s magazine 6×6. He lives in Brooklyn.
Tickets: £3.00, including refreshments