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upcoming reading with some fab Croatian and British Poets . . come out if you around in London .

Maintenant Croatia
in association with the the Croatian Writers Association
April Thursday 26th 2012 - 7pm - Entrance Free –
at Europe House
32 Smith Square, London SW1P near Westminster / Pimlico tube stations
from Croatia:
Damir Sodan - Tomica Bajsic
Ervin Jahic - Ivan Herceg
not from Croatia:
Tom Warner - Marcus Slease – Tim Atkins
Mark Waldron - Claire Potter – Saradha Soobrayen
and more tba…
Four remarkable Croatian poets visiting London to read for the very first time will be joined by a half dozen London-based poets to celebrate the new generation of Croatian poetic brilliance which has flowered into the beginning of the 21st century. As ever the Maintenant series strives to promote some of the most striking and diverse poetry Europe has to offer.


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