Poetry Playback: ‘Giant’ by Richard Georges

Poetry Playback: ‘Giant’ by Richard Georges

Richard Georges reads his latest collection, 'Giant', cover to cover

Poetry Playback is a new reading series in which a poet is invited to read from a recent collection or pamphlet in its entirety, from start to finish, as a single, sustained performance. This is the first series of its kind in the UK. Richard Georges will read from his latest collection, Giant, which is a follow on from the Forward Prize nominated Make Us All Islands, laying bare the ‘giants’ of nature, empire and unrelenting weather.

Venue: Parasol Unit, London

Event starts at 7pm. £8/£6 (conc). Please book via the Parasol Unit website.

About Richard Georges View Profile

Richard Georges is a writer, editor, and lecturer in the British Virgin Islands. His poems have appeared in PreludeSmartish PaceBarrelhouseThe Caribbean WriterThe PuritanThe Poetry ReviewWILDNESSWasafiridecomPThe Rusty ToqueBaldhipSusumbaUnder the Radarsx salonthose that thisCordite Poetry ReviewThe 2018 Forward Book of Poetry and elsewhere. Richard is the author of the poetry collections Make Us All Islands (Shearsman Books) and GIANT (Platypus Press). He is the recipient of the 2016 Marvin E. Williams Literary Prize from The Caribbean Writer, and has been shortlisted for The Wasafiri New Writing Prize, The Small Axe Literary Prize, The Hollick Arvon Prize for Caribbean Literature, and the Forward Prize for Best First Collection.

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