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Exiled Lit Cafe

Hear some fantastic exiled writers and musicians and there is an Open Mic session too.

First Monday of the month throughout the year at 7 pm

Poetry Cafe
22 Betterton Street
London WC2H 9BX
Nearest tube: Covent Garden or Leicester Square

£5 or £3 Exiled Writers Ink members and asylum seekers.

Monday 2nd December 2019 at 7.45 pm

Love and Uprising


Ghazi Rabihavi: Iranian writer, on writing on love in the time of oppression. He presents and discusses his new novel The Boys of Love (Pendaar 2019). Ghazi left Iran in 1995. His publications, which are banned in Iran, include novels, short stories and plays. ‘Look Europe!’ produced by Harold Pinter, was based on the abduction and imprisonment of an Iranian journalist.


Poets from Tahrir Square in Baghdad
on the current political uprising and turmoil in Iraq.
Read by translators and poets in London.

Hosted by Maureen Kendal, creative arts producer

£5 and £3 for EWI 2019/2020 members and asylum seekers

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