Reclaim the Sonnet! (an elegantly dressed Wednesday special)

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Come and hear fourteen (or so)* poets celebrate the most powerful and enduring nugget in English literature. But first, let us admire Sir Philip Sidney’s ruff. It is Elegantly Dressed Wednesday, after all.

Ernest Hilbert (over from the US for one night only!)
Christopher Reid
Roddy Lumsden
Annie Freud
Pascale Petit
Katy Evans-Bush
Anne Berkeley
James Brookes
Charlotte Newman
Clare Pollard
Roisin Tierney
Henrietta Cullinan
John McCullough
Ira Lightman (by Skype! if it works.)

This Saturday! July 18
6.30 for 7-9pm

Lemon Monkey Café (licensed)
188 Stoke Newington High Street
London N16
admission free

2 mins walk from Stoke Newington mainline station, which comes up from Liverpool St.
a short bus ride to Seven Sisters tube (Victoria Line)
buses: 106, 73, 476, 149, 76, 67, 243, 276, 393

*Okay so there are 15 readers on the list. This is provisional. And anyway there is a sonnety justification for the 15th. Answers in the comments box please.

(picture by Ira Lightman)

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