A literary celebration of boxing
Thursday July 28th 7pm ~ entrance free
Birkbeck Cinema Theatre, Birkbeck College 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD
Poetry book launch: 3:AM poetry editor SJ Fowler’s Fights cycles I-XV published by Veer books: “A dazzling, visceral, proficient, kinetic work. Fights runs its combinations in formal excitement and trenchgut force” – Maggie O’Sullivan.
Lynda Nead, Pevsner Chair Of History Of Art at Birkbeck college presents ‘Stilling the Punch’ a talk on boxing imagery.
Kasia Boddy, author of Boxing: a Cultural History and Senior lecturer at UCL presents ‘Save the Public’s Soul by Punching Its Face’: Modernist Poetry and Pugilism.
Michael Zand reads “The Klitova-Klinchko Kuntador”.
Patrick Coyle reads “The First Painting I Ever Sold was of Muhammad Ali”.
First posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2011.