David Harsent reading London

David Harsent


Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 19:30 17 Cheverton Road, London, N19 3BB

About the event

David Harsent reading, North London. The Pereine salon is delighted to welcome to their special Christmas Salon the award-winning British poet David Harsent. David will read from his most recent collection "Night" and his translations of poems by Greek poet Yannis Ritsos. "Night" - published in January 2011 - is Poetry Book Society Choice for Spring 2011, and is shortlisted for the Forward Prize (Best Collection) and the T.S. Eliot Prize. Dinner & drinks will be served after the reading. "A combination of fringe theatre, psychiatrist's couch, conversazione society and flirtation parlour, the Peirene salon is unlike any other literary gathering." John Walsh, the Independent. Tickets £12-£20. For more information visit www.peirenepress.com