The Anglo-Ethiopian Society

Book Launch - HYBRID - Songs We Learn From Trees

Alemu Tebeje and Chris Beckett

Sunday 8th May 2022

15:00 BST, Ethiopian Community in Britain, 2a Lithos Road, London NW3 6EF - Public event (all welcome)

With the event also being broadcast online, starting at about 15:00 GMT - Public event (all welcome to join).

Note - Register for the online event on Eventbrite and you'll be emailed a Zoom link shortly before the event.


Songs We Learn From Trees - An Anthology of Ethiopian Amharic Poetry

Join us for an afternoon of bilingual readings and discussion of the vibrant poetry scene in Addis Ababa, with:

& editor/translator, Chris Beckett.

Supported by Arts Council England, The Anglo-Ethiopian Society and Friends of Ethiopian Poetry.

The poets will read not only from their own work but also work by other poets included in the anthology. They will answer any questions the audience may have about the thriving poetry scene in Addis Ababa.

All are welcome to join. Please reserve your place soon to avoid disappointment.

Eventbrite Tickets - Songs We Learn From Trees by Alemu Tebeje and Chris Beckett


Unable to attend the event in person? Register for an online ticket to be sent a link to a Zoom broadcast of the live event.

Eventbrite Tickets - Songs We Learn From Trees Online by Alemu Tebeje and Chris Beckett


Songs We Learn From Trees UK Tour:

Wednesday 4 May, 20:00, National Poetry Library, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London SE1 8XX

Thursday 5 May, 16:00, Shulman Auditorium, The Queen’s College, High Street, Oxford OX1 4AW

Saturday 7 May, 18:30, The International Anthony Burgess Foundation, 3 Cambridge Street, Manchester M1 5BY

Sunday 8 May, 15:00, Ethiopian Community in Britain, 2A Lithos Road, London NW3 6EF

Monday 9 May, 18:30, Workshop Theatre, 1a Cavendish Road, Woodhouse, Leeds LS2 9JT


Book Cover - Songs We Learn From Trees Songs We Learn From Trees - An Anthology of Ethiopian Amharic Poetry ,
Carcanet Press,
Paperback,
2020,
ISBN 9781784109479,
£18.99

First Published in News File Spring 2022

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