Rhyme and Reason 2017 – Talk – Ben Okri

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When:
12th June 2017 @ 19:00 – 20:15 Europe/London Timezone
2017-06-12T19:00:00+01:00
2017-06-12T20:15:00+01:00
Where:
Canada Water Library
21 Surrey Quays Rd
London SE16
UK
Cost:
Free

Ben Okri

Photo by Metsavend / Wikipedia (Creative Commons License)

Ben Okri / Photo by Metsavend

Ben Okri’s many books include The Famished Road, which won the Booker Prize in 1991. He has published ten novels, three books of short stories, two collections of essays, and three volumes of poems, the most recent being Wild. Ben will be reading from all three of these volumes. He will also be talking about his career and influences, and there will be an audience Q&A. Ben was born in Nigeria, and lives in London. He is a vice-president of the English Centre of PEN International and an honorary fellow of Mansfield College, Oxford. Suitable for adults.

FREE – but advance booking is essential

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Rhyme And Reason 2017

Southwark Libraries Rhyme and Reason 2017

Rhyme and Reason 2017 is a celebration of poetry and music, taking place in libraries and other venues across Southwark in June 2017. The majority of events are absolutely free, but please note that some events – whether free or charged – may require advance booking to guarantee your place. Please check the event description for details.

The majority of Rhyme and Reason events are absolutely free, but please note that some events, whether free or charged, may require advance booking to guarantee your place. Please check the event description for details.

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