Poetry reading with Trotsky's great-granddaughter

Veronica Volkow, Kim Moore, and Ailbhe Darcy to read at the July Over The Edge

Leon Trotsky.

Leon Trotsky.

LEON TROTSKY'S great-granddaughter, Veronica Volkow, will, along with fellow-poets Kim Moore and Ailbhe Darcy, read at this month's Over The Edge: Open Reading via Zoom.

Over The Edge takes place on Zoom on Thursday July 9 from 6.30pm to 8pm. To watch, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7389013549. The meeting ID is 738 901 3549. The MC will be Susan Millar DuMars.

From Cumbria, Kim Moore is one of the leading new voices in British poetry. Her debut collection, The Art of Falling, won the 2016 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. She has also won a Northern Writers Award 2014, an Eric Gregory Award (2011 ) and the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize (2010 ).

Dubliner Ailbhe Darcy lecturers in creative writing at Cardiff University. Her poetry collections Imaginary Menagerie (2011 ) and Insistence (2018 ) have both been published by Bloodaxe.

Veronica Volkow lives in Mexico City and is a poet and travel writer. She is also the great-granddaughter of co-leader of the Russian Revolution Leon Trotsky. She is a professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Veronica has published numerous collections of poetry and will be reading her poems in English and Spanish.

There will be an open-mic after the featured readers. Those interested in taking part should text Kevin Higgins (087-6431748 ) or email [email protected] between 6pm and 6.30pm on July 9.


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