Author Archives: David Barnes

David Barnes’ poetry class

WICE have asked me to run my successful poetry class again, Writing Poetry – Craft and Inspiration starting 30th September. This will be a hybrid class – you can attend either in person or online. That way we can run … Continue reading

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SpokenWord in Paris Monday 21st September at the Place Louis Aragon

This week hosted by Sophia Lucia! Meet at the Place Louis Aragon from 8pm. It’s the western end of the Île Saint-Louis. Open air poetry starts at 9pm. Theme – Boredom We may move to other locations nearby. So if … Continue reading

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Last SpokenWord of the summer? Outdoors and offline Monday 31st August

Theme – Raw Place – Place Louis Aragon (Western end of the Île Saint-Louis) Day – Moon day, 31st August Time – Gather there from 8pm. Poetics begin at 9pm. More info – check the Facebook event

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SpokenWord in Paris – outdoors at the Place Louis Aragon in August

Monday Aug 10th – theme Hot & Cold Monday Aug 17th – theme On the Road Meet at the Place Louis Aragon from 8pm. It’s the western end of the Île Saint-Louis. Open air poetry starts at 9pm. If you … Continue reading

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This week…

SpokenWord in Paris… open air and off-line… Monday July 13th Spoken World Online… featuring Bill Strangmeyer… theme LIFETIMES… Tuesday July 14th  

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An outdoor, open air SpokenWord in Paris this Monday. And a simultaneous Spoken World Online in cyberspace

And we’re back! with an outdoor SpokenWord in Paris. Gather at the Chat Noir from 8pm on Monday 6th July. At 8.45pm we’ll set off for a secret open air, outdoors location nearby. At 9pm the poetry starts! Chat Noir … Continue reading

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Spoken World Online 8th June features the première of ”Coldhearts, a poetical”

A special event combining the usual spoken word open mic with the première of the short film Coldhearts, a poetical. Coldhearts is the world’s first ever Poetical – like a musical but where poetry drives the feel, flow, color and chemistry of … Continue reading

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AWOL Online writers’ workshop

This is to let you know that the AWOL folks have now established a good way of working for the AWOL Online workshop, so it’ll be running every week throughout lockdown. The details are as follows: AWOL Online workshop, every Sunday … Continue reading

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Online SpokenWord Monday 23rd March

This Monday we’re doing our second online SpokenWord, taking place nowhere and everywhere thanks to a Zoom room provided by the University of the 3rd Horizon. This Monday’s theme – Apologies. More info on the Home page, top post. Quoted … Continue reading

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Jennifer Blowdryer guests at SpokenWord Monday 7th Oct

JENNIFER BLOWDRYER got her dumb name from her SF punk band, the Blowdryers, in 1977. She’s written columns for Maximin rock’n’roll, New York press, and downtown, and her books include: white trash debutante, modern English : a slang dictionary, and … Continue reading

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