Miriam Nash Readings
'Miriam Nash’s work is thematically satisfying, energetic and dynamic. These anarchic poems are the product of an original and febrile mind. A blast.' – Jackie Kay, Edwin Morgan Poetry Award
Miriam Nash will be giving a number of readings from her first full-length collection All the Prayers in the House, runner-up in the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award 2016, at festivals and events in 2017, including the Ledbury Poetry Festival and the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
Thursday 22 June 2017, New Unity @Newington Green, 39A Newington Green, London N16 9PR, 7.30-9pm
Launch event for All the Prayers in the House, with readings from Miriam Nash, Jasmine Cooray and Kayo Chingonyi, and music from a small folk harp, played by Miriam.
Wednesday 28 June, Stablemates, Waterstones, Picadilly, London, 7 for 7.30pm
Thursday 29 June, British Library, Knowledge Centre, London, 7-9.30pm
The UK launch of the Golden Shovel anthology, celebrating the centenary of Gwendolyn Brooks. Miriam Nash will read her poem from the anthology, alongside readings from Patricia Smith, Terrance Hayes, Inua Ellams and others.
Book here: https://www.bl.uk/events/celebrating-the-centenary-of-gwendolyn-brooks
Saturday 8 July, Ledbury Poetry Festival
Miriam will be reading from All the Prayers in the House at the Ledbury Poetry Festival. She will be reading alongside Kayo Chingonyi.
Friday 21st July, Jazz Verse Jukebox, Hoxton Hall, 130 Hoxton St, London N1 6SH, 7.30pm
Miriam Nash will perform alongside Toni Stuart, Shruti Chauhan, Victoria Adukwei Bulley and Gill Manly, in a celebration of women writers and singers.
Edinburgh International Book Festival, Sunday 13 August 2017, 6.30pm
Rachel McCrum & Miriam Nash
A second Edinburgh reading for Miriam Nash, who was one of the five Scottish poets performing at the Bloodaxe Showcase event on 9 June at the Scottish Poetry Library. Miriam will be reading from her first full-length collection All the Prayers in the House at EIBF on 13 August, alongside Rachel McCrum.
Monday 21st August, EIBF, Edwin Morgan Translation Event, 4.30pm
Miriam Nash will read in celebration of a Scottish-Portuguese translation project alongside Portuguese poets Andreia Faria, Ricardo Marques, Miguel Martins and Scottish poets Jane McKie and Richard Price. Miriam was runner-up in the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award 2016.
[21 June 2017]