Location: @ The Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2 (closest tube = Covent Garden)
LOOSE MUSE – London’s Premiere Women’s Writers Night. Wednesday 13th May – the second Wednesday of each month.
@ The Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2 (closest tube = Covent Garden),
8.00 p.m. - £6.00 - £5.00 concessions
Features this month:
Amanda Lee Koe is the fiction editor of Esquire (Singapore), editor of creative non-fiction magazine POSKOD.SG, co-editor of literary journal Ceriph and communications lead at studioKALEIDO. She spearheaded & edited Eastern Heathens (Ethos Books, with Ng Yi-Sheng), an anthology subverting Asian folklore, whilst her first book,Ministry of Moral Panic (Epigram), a collection of “edgy, transnational short stories”, was launched at the Singapore Writers' Festival 2013. Her co-directed/edited documentary, Post-Love, exploring elderly Asian sexuality, has been screened both in Singapore and Internationally. Audrey Chin’s first book was a RAND corporation study of discrimination in Chicago courts, and RAND subsequently published her Ph.D. dissertation on financing the US social security system. Her debut novel, Learning to Fly (Landmark Books, 1999) was shortlisted for the 2000 Singapore Literature Prize. In 2004 she published Landmark Singaporean Women Re-presented, which she conceptualized and co-edited with Constance Singam. Her book As the Heart Bones Break distilled the many Vietnamese diaspora stories she heard over 30years. As always there will be the opportunity to share your work in the Open Mic spot, so do sign up early. And very exciting news.…we’re also touring The Family Matters show . Involving Patricia Foster, Janett Plummer, Linda Shanovitch and me Agnes Meadows – we’ll all be performing true family stories, a roller coast ride of tales spanning centuries and crossing continents, directed by Claire Booker. Thursday 7 May, Riverhouse Arts Centre, Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey KT12 2PF 8.00-10.00 p.m. - £8.00 To book call 01932-253-354 or on line www.riverhousebarn.co.uk Monday 11 May, Loose Muse Winchester @ the Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester, Hants SO23 8SB - 7.30-9.30 p.m. £5.00 on the door. Plus usual Open Mic slots…. Thursday 21 May, Burgh House & Hampstead Museum, New End Sq., Hampstead NW3 1LT 7.30-9.30 p.m. £8.00 – To book call 020-7431-0144 or on-line @ www.burghhouse.org.uk Wednesday 27 May, The Library @ Deptford Lounge, 9 Giffin Street, London SE8 4RJ 7.00-9.00 p.m. Free - To book a place call the Albany Box office - 020-8692-4446 So come share the passion, share the joy.