Emily Berry at Out-Spoken, Southbank Centre
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Celebrating diversity in voice and performance, the Southbank Centre’s monthly live music and poetry night welcomes poets lisa luxx, Rishi Dastidar and Emily Berry.
Out-Spoken is hosted by Joelle Taylor, with Sam ‘Junior’ Bromfield spinning the best in reggae, soul and R&B throughout the evening.
lisa luxx is an activist and poet of British and Syrian heritage. In 2021, she toured UK theatres with the show for her 60-minute poem ‘Eating the Copper Apple’, produced by a team of all-Arab women artists. Her debut book, Fetch Your Mother’s Heart, is out now through Out-Spoken Press.
Rishi Dastidar’s pamphlet, the break of a wave, was published by Offord Road Books in 2019 and his second collection, Saffron Jack, is published in the UK by Nine Arches Press. He is also editor of The Craft: A Guide to Making Poetry Happen in the 21st Century, and co-editor of Too Young, Too Loud, Too Different: Poems from Malika’s Poetry Kitchen.
Emily Berry is a poet and editor living in London. She is the author of two books of poems, Dear Boy and Stranger, Baby and a co-writer of The Breakfast Bible, a compendium of breakfasts. Her third poetry collection, Unexhausted Time, is published by Faber in 2022. She is the editor of The Poetry Review and a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
Image credit – Sophie Davidson