Thurs 25 Oct, Balsall Common Library talks & lectures, libraries
Relaxed evening of poetry & spoken word with guest Giovanni "Spoz" Esposito.
Join us for a relaxed evening of poetry and spoken word, featuring a performance by guest poet Giovanni ‘Spoz’ Esposito and a showcase of outstanding local talent.
Spoz is an award winning performance poet, singer / songwriter, film maker, playwright and was the poet-in-residence at Birmingham City FC. He has been seen on BBC and Central television and has written for and been heard on radio stations including BBC Radio Four, Radio Five Live and Radio West Midlands. Spoz has performed at festivals including Glastonbury, Cheltenham Literature Festival, Oxford Literature Festival, Warwick Words Festival and Ledbury Poetry Festival. He was ‘crowned’ Birmingham’s eleventh poet laureate in October 2006 and continues to work extensively in schools, where he manages and facilitates many school poetry slam projects in Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Sandwell and other regions nationwide. His collections include The Day the Earth Grew Hair…and Other Stuff, Spoz’s Shorts and the Occasional Long One and Ten Letters.
If you are interested in booking an open mic slot please contact Balsall Common Library directly on 01676 532 590. If you have confirmed a slot it is not necessary to also buy a ticket.
This is the first in a series of Library Lates events which aim to provide a welcoming space for local poets to perform their work for an audience. Prepare to be inspired.
This event is supported by Poetry On Loan.
Ticket Cost: £2.00
Suitable for age 16+
Venue: Balsall Common Library
283 Kenilworth Road, Balsall Common, Coventry, CV7 7EL
Tickets are also available to buy from the Box Office and Balsall Common Library.