Libreria and Second Home present the 7th edition of Veranda: a monthly poetry & spoken word event showcasing the freshest literary talent around London. It will be an intimate evening of poetry exploring the theme Coup D’Etat.
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Rebecca Tamas is a London born poet who has just completed a PhD in Creative and Critical writing at The University of East Anglia. Rebecca's most recent pamphlet, 'Savage' came out this March from Clinic Press, and lately she has been published on The White Review and on Minerva Platform. She is currently working on her first full collection, 'Witch.'
Raymond Antrobus is a British-Jamaican poet, performer and educator, from Hackney. His poems have been published in POETRY magazine (US), Poetry Review, The Rialto, Magma Poetry, Morning Star, The Deaf Poet's Society and forthcoming in Wasafiri, Stairs And Whispers (Nine Arches Press), Bare Lit (Brian Mill Press) and Ten, Next Generation Poets Anthology (Bloodaxe). He is currently a Complete Works III fellow and freelance poetry teacher.
Sophie Fenella Robinski is a poet and performer from London. She has performed her poetry around the UK at venues such as The Roundhouse, The Royal Festival Hall and in 2013 she was long-listed to be the Young Poet Laureate for London. Her poetry has been published in websites and anthologies including a series of poems published by Nasty Little Press, called ‘Podium Poets One’. She is also the co-founder of The Patchwork Paper, and leads workshops on writing and performing poetry for all ages.