Poets for Pussy Riot @ Rich Mix | 29th August

Poets for Pussy Riot @ Rich Mix

Wednesday 29th August, 7pm FREE

With the news that Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alyokhina and Yekaterina Samutsevich of the Russian punk collective, Pussy Riot, were sentenced to two years in prison for a wholly necessary and valid political protest, contemporary poets in London will come together in a unique evening of readings, featuring original poetry and text, as well as the words of Pussy Riot themselves. This event is an act of solidarity through the medium of poetry – a celebration of the courage and spirit of fellow writers of this generation, writing for real political change in a country that needs it.

Featuring readings from over 30 poets including Tim Atkins, David Berridge, Becky Cremin, Kirsty Irving, Francesca Lisette, Chris McCabe, Reza Mohammadi, Sandeep Parmar, Jack Underwood, James Wilkes and many others.

MORE INFO: http://www.richmix.org.uk/whats-on/event/poets-for-pussy-riot/

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