NATIONAL POETRY DAY Events

NATIONAL POETRY DAY

San Marco Press presents an offshore Poetry Weekend in Venice
to celebrate UK National Poetry Day
Information and bookings (0039) 041 2759456 / venezialibri@yahoo.it

THURSDAY October 9th: CAMPIONARIO, a Sampler for National Poetry Day
Old World Booklet No.16 (Special Number)
Presented at Old World Books, Ghetto Vecchio, Cannaregio 1190, Venice
7 pm. Severino Bacchin, Alessandro Berton, Jason Heroux, Alan Jones, Philip Morre, Enrico Palandri. Drinks (free!)

SATURDAY October 11th: SEX AND THE SONNET
Moira Egan will read from BAR-NAPKIN SONNETS (Old World Booklet No.15)
flanked by the ghostly presences of Pietro Aretino and Niccolo Franco
Translations by Damiano Abeni, Philip Morre
Dinner and Reading at the CORTE dell’ORSO restaurant,
San Marco 5495, off Campo S.Bartolomeo, 7.30pm, Price 25 euros

MONDAY October 13th: ON THE RACK
Nicholas Murray of The Rack Press will read from THE NARRATORS and speak
of the Hard Life of the Small Press.
Dinner and Reading at the TRATTORIA delle DUE GONDOLETTE,
Cannaregio 3016, Fondamenta delle Capuzine, 7.30pm, Price 25 euros