Diplomat reads poems to mark 20th anniversary of genocide

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Rwanda’s high commissioner in London, Williams Nkurunziza,  will be reading his poems to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda, in which more than 500,000 people died, at Lumen, Tavistock Place in London, on Tuesday 21 January.  Also reading will be Leah Fritz, Ruth O'Callaghan, David Perman, and Michael Swan. Poets from the floor are welcome, and should leave a copy of the poem they read to be considered for the next Camden/Lumen anthology. Entry is £5/£4, and doors open at 6.30 for 7pm. More details  

 

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jan oskar hansen

Fri 17th Jan 2014 11:12

it is odd many diplomats carry the dream of becoming poets

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