Here are four upcoming gigs I am excited about doing:
Wednesday 10 March- Free Word Centre, Farringdon WHAM! BAM! STORY, SLAM! 3000
The FREE short story night at the FREE WORD CENTRE, Wham! Bam! Story Slam! is back for 2010 with a fresh new line-up, some killer short stories and caliente metaphors for your tired cold paws…
This month host Nikesh Shukla (‘prescient musings’ Metro) brings you author NIRPAL SINGH DHALIWAL reading from his new work-in-progress book, SOPHIE CAMERON scathing poetess, NIMER RASHED film-maker and playwright, ANNA McKERROW storyteller and poet and returning, STUART EVERS the raconteur of beautiful heartbreak.
It’s free it’s early it’s story…WORD.
THIS IS A FREE EVENT
15 March Peter Parker’s RocknRoll Club, West End To Hell With Publishing
We’re hoping to do away with the stuffiness of some traditional readings and bring a celebratory attitude to books so while the event will start at 7.30pm, with readings until around 10.30pm, we’ll have DJ sets until midnight.
MONDAY 15 MARCH IS TO HELL KNOWS PUBLISHING’S MISERABLE NOW:
award-winning author of Submarine JOE DUNTHORNE
author, film-maker and poet NIKESH SHUKLA
journalist and writer STUART EVERS and
playwright and performance poet INUA ELLAMS
18 March Cross Kings Kings Cross UTTER! FICTION
This March ‘Utter!’ Spoken word welcomes two very different giants of literary fiction, Joe Dunthorne and Stewart Home, one dead visionary, and lets you to vote for the stars of the future in the Paid Gig contest, with a workshop on Saturday March 6th to decide the last contestant…!
7.30pm, Thursday March 18th – Cross Kings, 126 York Way N1 0AX
Tube/Overland: Kings Cross / St Pancras
Facebook event: http://bit.ly/utterfiction
Pre-book £5 tickets at http://www.wegottickets.com/event/72580
On the door: £5 before 7.30pm, £10 lateness tax thereafter
23 March The Green Man Pub, PERFECT MOVIE
Perfect Movie continues from Strength to strength with another exceptional and eclectic line up
This month we welcome back NIKESH SHUKLA to choose his favourite scenes from films. Nikesh Shukla/Yam Boy is an author, film-maker and the resident poet for BBC Asian Network.
As well as regular support from NICK HELM and ROBIN INCE we also have Perfect Movie favourite NATHANIEL METCALFE returning and a first time appearance from comedian, bad boy of feminism and VHS enthusiast JAMES MULLINGER
It should be great fun and it would be awesome to see you there
Doors 7.30, Show 8.00
ZOMG I’m supporting Robin Ince!