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Launch of Swims by Elizabeth-Jane Burnett

26th September at 18:30–20:30, Tamesis Dock, Albert Embankment (opp no 9), between Vauxhall and Lambeth Bridge, London, SE1 7TP.

Join Penned in the Margins on the water of the Thames to celebrate the debut poetry collection from Elizabeth-Jane Burnett. 210 more words

Tom Jenks

Amaan Hyder - At Hajj

Disclosure: Have not met Hyder. The book discusses several aspects of Islam including the eponymous pilgrimage, and the experiences of moving to a hostile new country, of which I have no experience, and many nuances of which I’ve probably missed. 2,181 more words


2 events at Kensal Green Cemetery Dissenter's Chapel

Celebrating Erich Fried / The Ecchoing Green / Landscape learn : Growth and Decay – all at Kensal Green Cemetery Dissenter’s Chapel

Three unique events taking place in the first half of July, each in the remarkable grade II listed Dissenter’s Chapel of Kensal Green Cemetery in West London. 377 more words

Tom Jenks


Ryan Van Winkle, The Good Dark (Penned in the Margins, 2015)

Review by Andrew Wells

This collection’s opening poem, ‘The Duke in Pines’, begins with a structurally straightforward de-clarative: “I woke up with Duke Ellington in Pines.” This apparent simplicity is misleading. 1,471 more words