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Launch event new poetry collection Judith Wilkinson

Groningen Poetry Stanza, including Judith Wilkinson

Literair Café de Graanrepubliek

Gedempte Kattendiep 11, Groningen

do, 04 nov. - 19.45

Reservation by email highly recommended

The Groningen Poetry Stanza is proud to congratulate our member Judith Wilkinson with her new poetry collection In Desert, published by Shoestring Press. Please join us on the evening of Thursday the 4th of November to celebrate her creative milestone. Judith will read poetry from her new collection and of course it will be possible to buy a copy. Several other members of our poetry group will also read some of their work. A perfect opportunity to enjoy English poetry written in the Groningen area!

Poet Judith Wilkinson

Judith Wilkinson is a British poet and translator. She now lives in Groningen. In addition to writing her own poetry, she translates contemporary Dutch and Flemish poetry. A debut collection of her own poems, Tightrope Dancer, was published by Shoestring Press in 2010. Canyon Journey, a short chapbook, followed in 2016. Judith has won many awards, including the Popescu Prize for European Poetry in Translation in 2011 and the Brockway Prize in 2013.

Literary Cafe De Graanrepubliek – reservation highly recommended

The launch event for Judith Wilkinson’s collection will take place in the bookish attic of Literary Cafe De Graanrepubliek (Gedempte Kattendiep 11, Groningen). Though we’d like to welcome everybody, there’s a maximum capacity of around 25 people. To be sure of a place in the audience, please send an email to and we’ll write your name down on our list.

We start at 8 PM sharp 😀

Come in, order a drink and settle down at 7.45 PM or so. We’ll read our poetry and cheer for Judith from 8 PM till around 9 PM. After that, you’re welcome to have a chat and another drink. Judith will also bring some copies of her collection, for sale for € 10. We hope to meet you on the 4th of November!