10th anniversary event at The Railway, Teddington

Rhythm & Muse is holding a special 10th anniversary event at The Railway in Teddington tonight – all welcome!

We’ve got a great line up of poets and musicians and a luxury raffle!

Charity event in support of Miracles – http://www.miraclesthecharity.org/

Please do join us if you can

Aprilia Zank – images for inspiration


R&M is delighted to feature some photos from Dr Aprilia Zank this month, to showcase her work and help inspire poems for the open mic. You can read more about Aprilia’s work here http://www.apriliazank.com/
We look forward to hearing your poems and publishing them on our site if possible.

Zena Edwards

Zena Edwards

Zena Edwards

Raised in Tottenham, Zena Edwards has become known as one of the most unique voices of performance poetry to come out of London, was nominated for the Arts Foundation Award for Performance Poetry 2007 and won the Hidden Creatives Award 2012.

Zena travels extensively across the UK and Europe, sharing her work, and has been supported Apples and Snakes, 57 Productions and the British Council.

She also explores storytelling through film, animation, movement and cinematic soundtrack, stretching the boundaries of verse into urban theatre and the connections between the written and spoken word with multimedia. For more about Zena’s work go to goodnewzee.wordpress.com

Allison McVety

Allison McVety

Allison McVety

Winner of The Poetry Business Book and Pamphlet Competition 2006, Allison’s collection, The Night Trotsky Came to Stay (Smith/Doorstop), was shortlisted for the Forward Best First Collection Prize. Her poems have appeared in Poetry Review, The Guardian, The Times and PN Review, have been broadcast on BBC radio and appear in the Forward anthologies 2007 and 2008 and in the Forward Poems of the Decade 2002-2011. Her second collection, Miming Happiness (Smith/Doorstop), was published in 2010 and her poem, To the Lighthouse, won the 2011 National Poetry Competition. More details at:
www.allisonmcvety.com

Sue Johns

Sue Johns

Sue Johns

Sue Johns was born in Penzance, Cornwall and now lives in South London. Sue began writing and performing as a ‘punk poet’ and is a veteran of the London circuit.
She has performed at festivals and cabarets around the country as a solo performer and with Dodo Modern Poets and also writes and performs theatrical monologues. Sue’s work is honest, thought provoking and often deeply personal. She has been published in numerous magazines and anthologies and her sixth collection, ‘Hush’, was published by Morgan’s Eye Press in 2011.