The 27th anthology of the Highgate Poets, entitled The Space it Might Take features poems from members Anne Ballard, Diana Bishop, Annemarie Cooper, Sarah Doyle, Frances Galleymore, Chris Gray , Miriam Halahmy, Norbert Hirschhorn, Ruth Ingram, Anna Meryt, Vicky Olliver, Robert Peake, Tim Reid, Jack Stanley, Paul Stephenson, and Jonathan Totman.
Ruth O’Callaghan Presents
The Highgate Poets
Poets from the Floor Very Welcome. Please bring a copy of your poem if you wish to be considered for the new anthology. 1-2 mins. from Camden Town tube. Entrance £5/£4 Wine.
Members Anne Ballard, Diana Bishop, Anna Meryt, and Ruth Ingram will be reading at the Camden/Lumen Poetry Series at 7PM on January 3rd. Full details here.
Urban Harvest, the 26th anthology of the Highgate Poets, is now available to order online. Comprised of poems by seventeen poet-members, this attractive 70-page paperback celebrates a diverse range of views and voices in the contemporary poetry of North London.
Click here to order your copy now. Ships throughout the UK.
Several members read poems at the Urban Harvest book launch reading, held at the Camden/Lumen Poetry Series. Books will also become available for ordering online shortly. Meanwhile, here are some photos from the evening.
A regular member and former Poet in Residence at Keats House, it is always a pleasure to encounter Diana’s work in our meetings. Needless to say, we are very proud of her.
Members of Highage Poets will be reading at a variety of events in the London area this month.
Monday, March 12th at 7:30PM at Dugdale Centre, Thomas Hardy House — Member Sarah Doyle will read alongside Carol Ann Duffy, Ruth O’Callaghan and other poets from Salisbury House. Unfortunately, this event has already SOLD OUT.
Sunday, March 18th at 3PM at Keats’ House, Hampstead — Member Diana Bishop will read a programme of her own poetry at Keats House, Hampstead, including work inspired from her tenure as the first Keats House Poet-in-Residence in 2011.
Sunday 27th November 2011 at 7.30 pm
Torriano Meeting House, 99 Torriano Avenue
Kentish Town, London NW5
Diana Bishop is a prize-winning poet whose poems have appeared in Envoi, Poetry Review and Southbank Magazine, and broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and 4. She was Poet in Residence at Keats House, Hampstead for two years. She has written plays and short stories for radio, and a one-man theatre play.
Sarah Doyle’s poetry has appeared in various publications, and has been placed in several national poetry competitions, recently winning the inaugural Pre-Raphaelite Society Poetry Prize. She is co-author of Dreaming Spheres: Poems of the Solar System, and is currently working on a poetry collection inspired by the paintings of JW Waterhouse.
Dennis Evans’ poetry collections include Earth Anchor; Bubbles for Peace; The Right Time; and Paper in the Wind. His poetry has been translated into Hebrew, French, Urdu & Brazilian Portuguese. He is the Tutor for East Finchley Poetry Writing Workshops. He established Celebration Press in 1996 and N2 Poetry magazine in 2011.
Ruth Ingram’s main interest is in translating poetry. She has translated the poems of Ingeborg Santor, which were published by Hearing Eye under the tile of In Between Languages, as well as translations of three Jewish German poets, entitled In Exile. She organises a workshop for translating French and German poetry.