Sunday 1 December – launch of The Land Between – an anthology of poems by participants of the spring 2013 ‘Writing Mesopotamia’ workshops at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, to be held at the Ashmolean Museum and afterwards at the Albion Beatnik Bookstore. Led by Adnan al Sayegh and Jenny Lewis.
The Land Between contains poems by 27 poets in response to Mesopotamia-Iraq and will be launched with readings in the Ancient Near East Gallery at the Ashmolean Museum 3.30-4.30pm and afterwards at the Albion Beatnik Bookstore, 5.30-7.30pm.
The readings will be led by the distinguished Iraqi poet, Adnan al Sayegh and Oxford poet, Jenny Lewis.
The Ashmolean event will be introduced by Dr. Paul Collins, Curator of the Ancient Near East Gallery and is FREE.
All welcome. There is a £2 cover charge for the Albion Beatnik event (when Adnan will be reading more of his poems) and wine, tea and coffee will be available from the cafe.’