Contest: Get your poem published in THE BASTILLE magazine!!
Read a poem on the theme of DREAMS at SpokenWord on 24th June.
We’ll pick 4 to 6 of the ones we like best and publish them in the Summer 2013 issue of THE BASTILLE. We’ll reveal which ones at the launch on 22nd July!!
SpokenWord Au Chat Noir, 76 rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud 75011. Métro Parmentier/Couronnes. Sign up from 7.30pm in the bar. Poetics start from 8.30pm underground. Check out the Practical info page for more info. Click on the blue stamp on the right to sign up to the mailing list.
June 3rd – Dying
June 10th – Rhymes
June 17th – Anticipation
June 24th – Dreams (Contest – see above)
July dates: 1st, 15th, 29th. August dates: 12th, 26th.
The SpokenWord Field Trip – Monday 8th July – SpokenWord goes to the Downtown Slam. It’s the last Downtown Slam before their summer break so let’s go there! They’re like us but mostly French and are happy for us to come and read in English. Sign up at 8pm, Downtown Cafe, 46 rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud… just down the street from Au Chat Noir.
Launch of THE BASTILLE no.2 – Monday 22nd July at Le Monte en l’Air bookshop.
Open mic/scène ouverte: Performance poetry. Lire vivant. Poésie sonore. Stand up. Monologue. Stories. Beat poetry. Spoken word. English. Français. Your own original texts. Old texts from Rimbaud to Dr Seuss, Beowulf to Gil Scott-Heron. Chacun a son mot à dire. Make the words come alive. Acoustic songs also welcome.