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City Lit Talks Back: our monthly performance night for City Lit writers

Story added 24th Feb 2016

Pictured: Selina Nwulu, young poet laureate for London, performing in September 2016

City Lit Talks Back: Friday 26 May

Join us at Waterstones to celebrate the launch of Richard T. Kelly’s 2016 novel, The Knives (Faber), on paperback. Richard will read from his acclaimed political thriller and sign copies at the event. 

 Our eclectic mix of poetry, prose, drama and comedy will also feature work by Sue Greenhill, Andrew Christiansen, Jenn Murray, Mary Krizka, Jonny Anderson, Kay Doragh, Christopher Lancaster, Mojo Potamo, Lindsay Taylor, Pete Wells, Laura Madeley, Dave Cook and Helen Cox.

City Lit Talks Back is held at Waterstones, Tottenham Court Road, and will be hosted by Conor Montague, co-ordinator for creative writing at City Lit, and Lindsey Booth.

The show begins at 19:00

All are welcome. Admission is free and there is no need to book. Full bar facilities are available.

We run City Lit Talks Back regularly, so if you can't make it in May, check back soon for details of the next event!

Share your work

If you're a student at City Lit and you're interested in the opportunity to read your work to a live audience, let us know at so we can  book you in for a future event. All genres, styles and levels of experience are very welcome.

Upcoming dates

Friday 26 May

Friday 30 June

More information

>> Find out more about creative writing at City Lit

>> Click here for details of the venue: Waterstones, Tottenham Court Road

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