Polari, London's award-winning LGBT literary salon, returns to Senate House Library on 18 July 2019. Founded in 2007 by author Paul Burston, Polari showcases the best in established and emerging LGBT literary talent and is based in London's Southbank Centre.
There'll be a FREE creative writing workshop from 2-4pm in Durning Lawrence Library room with Paul Burston and VG Lee - spaces are limited so please email to reserve a place at this workshop: email@example.com
The salon also tours regularly, funded by Arts Council England, and has appeared at many festivals including Aye Write Glasgow, Belfast Book Festival, Books on Tyne, Homotopia and Manchester Literature Festival.
Reviews of Polari:
"Polari is a unique mix of voices that provokes the strongest responses from its audience - love, laughter, tears, but most of all, thought" - Val McDermid
"Always fun, always thought-provoking - a guaranteed good night out" - Sarah Waters
"The most exciting literary movement in London ... crackling with energy, ideas, excitement" - Huffington Post
"London's most theatrical salon" - The New York Times
"I love doing Polari - a blend of audience sweetness, panache, cleverness and really good fun" - Ali Smith
Further information on Polari Literary Salon:
Event details & booking:
Polari Literary Salon
6.00-7.30pm, Thursday 18 July 2019
Periodicals Room, 4th Floor, Senate House Library
FREE but tickets required - book your ticket with the button at the top of this page.
FREE Polari Creative Writing Workshop
Durning Lawrence Library Room, 4th floor, Senate House Library
Bookings via email only: firstname.lastname@example.org