Writers in Kyoto Annual Poetry Reading, Plus Jazz June 24

cropped-lotus-yingyangYou are cordially invited to the Writers in Kyoto Annual Poetry Reading on June 24.

It will feature jazz accompanying the Kansai region’s many talented poets who are gathering at the The Gnome, at Nijo Kawaramachi in Kyoto  (For map see here.)

Happy to say that I, Sydney Solis, am master of ceremonies, humble poet that I am. I hope you join us! 

Read all about it here at Writers in Kyoto website. 

Members free, non-members ¥500.

Doors open 6.30 – 9.00 pub closes.

First set: 7.00- 7.30 (Five poets, with a special shakuhachi feature)

Second set: 8.00-8.30 (Five poets, with a special haiku/sax improv feature)

Amongst WiK’s galaxy of poets are Mark Richardson, James Woodham, Mayumi Kawaharada, Ken Rodgers and intern Andrew Sokulis, with a special reading by Robert Yellin and a selection of AJ Dickinson. It also features top improv musician, Gary Tegler and shakuhachi master, Preston Houser.

After this Osaka earthquake, it should be interesting, considering that poetry is on the rise in the United States , Japan and the world!

Be sure to get your Writers in Kyoto 2017 Anthology today, and check out the new Books on Asia website too for the finest writers in Japan!

Be there!

 

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