Sunday 1 March 2009

Poetry message from Todd Swift

Dear friends,

Oxfam is very pleased to be able to celebrate excellence in British poetry by hosting an extraordinary evening of significant poets. For anyone who wishes to support 21st century poetry in Britain - and one of the best American journals open to British poetry - this is an event not to be missed.

The Manhattan Review Launch in London
-Hosted by Todd Swift

Thursday, 5 March - 7 pm start time; ends at 10 pm
Oxfam Books and Music shop, 91 Marylebone High Street London W1 (5 minutes from Baker Street tube station)

With special guests Philip Fried, poet and editor, in from New York and Penelope ShuttleAnd with short readings by 14 of "The Young British Poets":

Joe Dunthorne, Emily Berry, Zoe Brigley, James Byrne, Isobel Dixon, Nathan Hamilton, Chris McCabe, Alex McRae, Helen Mort, Daljit Nagra, Sally Read, Kathryn Simmonds, Jack Underwood

Please reserve seats for these events by contacting shop manager Martin Penny
By email or phone 020 7487 3570 or
Admission free.

All money raised goes to Oxfam, a registered charity.

Best wishes,
Todd Swift

Todd Swift's poetry has been published in issue #2 and issue #3 of Cha.

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