Norbert’s latest collection has been published by Holland Park Press. The collection is titled Stone. Bread. Salt. and you can purchase it on the Holland Park Press website.
‘As I approach my ninth decade of life I am aware of the need to share with my descendants the wisdom, texts and lessons handed down by our ancestors of all religions. The poems in this collection reflect this aim and necessity.’
A new collection of poems from Norbert Hirschhorn will be published in April 2018 by Holland Park Press. The collection is titled Stone. Bread. Salt. and you can read more about it on the Holland Park Press website.
Members Frances Galleymore and Norbert Hirschhorn have seven poems between them in the summer issue of Poetry Salzburg Review.
Frances’ poems are titled: ‘Ear to the Ground’, ‘Contours’, ‘Beaches’, and ‘Dirty Window, Sun at Noon’.
Norbert’s poems are: ‘Lebanon Mon Amour’, ‘An Old Man at Assisi’, and ‘Something Floral’.
Norbert Hirschhorn will be reading from his collection To Sing Away the Darkest Days: Poems Re-imagined from Yiddish Folksongs at a special evening of poetry and music at Central Synagogue on 18th September. Norbert will be joined by musicians Steven Leas (cantor, tenor), Arjang (soprano) & Stefan Byron (piano), who will be playing some of the folksongs which inspired his poetry.
Details as follows:
18 September at 7.30pm
Central Synagogue 36 Hallam Street, London, W1W 6NW
Tickets: £10 advance booking & on the door
To book tickets: 0207 7944 655 or on the Spiro Ark website
Full details on the Holland Park Press website.
Member Norbert Hirschhorn has had a successful few months, with poems published in:
Envoi, February 2016 (‘Filial Piety’);
Dream Catcher, issue 33 (‘Variations on a Theme by Bertolt Brecht’);
London Grip, Spring 2016 (‘Two Old Men Remembering’ and ‘The Call’);
Norbert Hirschhorn will be giving a poetry reading at the Poetry Café this Wednesday 2nd March as part of an evening presented by South Bank Poetry. There are three other poets on the bill as well as open-mic slots: details can be found here.
Norbert Hirschhorn has had several poems published recently. His poem ‘Portrait in Grey and Black” appeared in the September issue of Acumen. His poem ‘Syria, 2015’ appears in the anthology Poems for a Liminal Age. Norbert also has three poems in the fall issue of Horror Zine (US), and several haiku in Blithe Spirit.
Norbert Hirschhorn’s poem Shmita has been published in the latest issue of Jewish Quarterly. You can read the poem online here.
Member Norbert Hirschhorn has two poems, Jebel Kneissa, Lebanon and The Disappeared in the latest issue of online magazine “London Grip New Poetry”. You can read the poems here.
Member Norbert Hirschhorn’s poem ‘Even If He Can’t Answer Maybe He Can Hear You’ has been commended in the Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine. The prestigious annual competition was judged this year by poet Rebecca Goss, author and doctor Theodore Dalrymple and psychiatrist Femi Oyebode, and attracted entries from over 30 countries. Norbert will read his poem at an awards ceremony in London on 22nd May, when the winner will be announced. You can read more about the shortlisted and commended entrants on the competition website.