A celebration of Poetry, Music and Dance from the Cypriot Diaspora Friday 9th December 2022 at the Cypriot Community Centre, Earlham Grove, Wood Green, London N22 5HJ.
Join UK Cypriot poet Anthony Anaxagorou for an intimate evening of poetry, music and traditional Cypriot dance to celebrate the release of his most recent poetry collection Heritage Aesthetics.
The night will also feature poetry from Maria Christodoulou and Maria Taylor, music and traditional Cypriot dance from the Elite.
Complimentary Food and Wine.
Hosted by Kerry Kyriacos Michael MBE 7pm -11pm Tickets £20
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Anthony Anaxagorou is a British-born Cypriot poet, fiction writer, essayist, publisher and poetry educator. His poetry has been published in POETRY, The Poetry Review, Poetry London, New Statesman, Granta, and elsewhere. His work has also appeared on BBC Newsnight, BBC Radio 4, ITV, Vice UK, Channel 4 and Sky Arts.
His second collection After the Formalities published with Penned in the Margins is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and was shortlisted for the 2019 T.S Eliot Prize along with the 2021 Ledbury Munthe Poetry Prize for Second Collections. It was also a Telegraph and Guardian poetry book of the year.
In 2020 he published How To Write It with Merky Books; a practical guide fused with tips and memoir looking at the politics of writing as well as the craft of poetry and fiction along with the wider publishing industry.
He was awarded the 2019 H-100 Award for writing and publishing, and the 2015 Groucho Maverick Award for his poetry and fiction. In 2019 he was made an honorary fellow of the University of Roehampton.
In 2022 he founded Propel Magazine, an online literary journal featuring the work of poets yet to publish a first collection. Anthony is artistic director of Out-Spoken, a monthly poetry and music night held at London’s Southbank Centre, and publisher of Out-Spoken Press.
His forthcoming poetry collection Heritage Aesthetics will be published by Granta on 3 November 2022.