Talk and Concert: The Good Doctor of Warsaw

Elisabeth Gifford explores the writing of her new novel The Good Doctor of Warsaw (Atlantic Books) using oral memories, documents and research in the Library. It evokes something of pre-war Warsaw’s now lost Jewish community and the life of Janusz Korczak, who cared for 200 orphans in the ghetto. The event features live music from…

Julia Secklehner | 17/04/2018

Performance Literature and Sound Poetry: Tomáš Přidal at the European Poetry Festival

Czech poet and illustrator Tomáš Přidal is coming to The European Poetry Festival 2018. The festival brings together some of the finest literary and avant-garde poets of this generation, to London and across the UK, to collaborate, perform and share the brilliance of contemporary European literature. Tomáš Přidal will take part in the following two…

Julia Secklehner | 07/04/2018

European Poetry Festival: Kinga Tóth

The first ever European Poetry Festival will be a pioneering showcase of live literature, including collaboration and performance, and aims at no less than to begin a tradition – an annual festival in the UK, that shares the best of 21st century European and British poetry across the country. The festival is curated by SJ Fowler www.stevenjfowler.com The European…

Julia Secklehner | 07/04/2018