21st May - City State launch

City State showcases the work of twenty-seven London writers between the ages of 16 and 36. From hyperlinked walks of Battersea bombsites and guerilla gardening projects to jagged urban lyrics and dark hymns to the East End, City State presents a confident, entertaining and truly diverse snapshot of the best new poetry from London.

Jay Bernard, Caroline Bird, Ben Borek, Siddhartha Bose, Tom Chivers, Swithun Cooper, Alex Davies, Inua Ellams, Laura Forman, Christopher Horton, Wayne Holloway-Smith, Kirsten Irving, Annie Katchinska, Amy Key, Chris McCabe, Marianne Munk, Holly Pester, Heather Phillipson, Nick Potamitis, Imogen Robertson, Jacob Sam La Rose, Ashna Sarkar, Jon Stone, Barnaby Tidman, Ahren Warner, James Wilkes, Steve Willey

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Join us at East End boozer The Market Trader to celebrate the launch of City State, with readings by the poets, and an opportunity to buy the book.

For more info see http://www.pennedinthemargins.co.uk/

The Market Trader
50 Middlesex Street
London E1 7EX

Free entry / All welcome

Readers on the night:

Amy Key
Jacob Sam-La Rose
Jon Stone
Jow Lindsay probably
Kirsten Irving
Ashna Sarkar
Chris Horton
Nick Potamitis
Wayne Holloway-Smith
Laura Forman
Chris McCabe
Siddhartha Bose

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