Neapolitan afternoons…

Here’s a poem from the lovely Lynsey Rose. Lynsey’s novel will be released through the Green Press very soon! If you want to hear Lynsey’s voice (well, you never know) and you like Big Brother, why not check out her podcast? (We can’t be serious poets and novelists all the time).

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The duck egg sky

The sky is marshmallow blue,
yellow, pink
I want to peel it
like a sticker
wipe it like a board.

The sky is
a duck egg
an angel cake
an eye-shadow trio

An easel
a blanket
or a mistake.

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Have we helped save Kensal Rise library?

£70,000 was needed to fund renovations and the first year of operation to help save Kensal Green Library, and at the time of writing, £73,856 has been pledged, including a £1,000 donation from Willesden Green Writers’ Group, which will now get its name on the wall of the library.

The Green Press is populated with writers from this very talented group, so we’re very proud to have helped played a part in saving the library, and look forward to holding events there in the future!

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Free on Wednesday 3 October?

Come along to The Special Relationship with Tom Basden

Guests: Stuart Evers and Jack Underwood

After a successful festival season that took the Special Relationship to such exotic locales as Rio, Hong Kong and Suffolk, we return to London to bring you another night of fiction, poetry, films and comedy hosted by Tom Basden.

This heartthrobs of literature edition brings guests Stuart Evers, author of ‘If This is Home’ and ‘Ten Stories about Smoking’ and Special Relationship favourite, the poet Jack Underwood and Green Press contributors, Samuel Taradash and Jarred McGinnis.
Words will be spoken; hearts will be broken.

http://thespecialrelationship.net/main/

Time:7:30pm-9:30pm

Tickets: £5 (in advance or on the door)

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