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Poets Live

Poets Live

Poets Live offers an eclectic range of English-language poetry, all styles and tastes, instream and outstream, from the anglophonie, from outside the anglophonie. We want poets visiting Paris to read, we want poets living in Paris to read. Our goal is to explore the breadth of modern anglophonic poetry.

We don’t charge people to come and hear the poets, and we don’t pay the poets to read. Instead, we want you, the audience, to buy the poets’ books. This permits you fresh access to great poetry long after memory has left the night’s performance hazy. This benefits the poets themselves, of course, directly and tangibly. But this also helps that third essential element of poetic progress, the publishers and editors, the team critics, the honers, the developers, the distributors of good and new poetics. So come, hear, buy the books.

Our events, held one Tuesday a month, are kindly hosted by Berkeley Books of Paris , 8, rue Casimir-Delavigne, 75006 Paris, métro Odéon. We invite you to come early to browse the marvelous selection of literature available in this unique bookstore.

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