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MPT events this December


War of the Beasts and the Animals

Poetry at the Print Room | 5 December, 7.30pm

With readings from Sinéad Morrissey, Michael Symmons Roberts and Maria Stepanova. Attendees are welcomed to join staff and friends for drinks at the Print Room after the readings as we say farewell to MPT editor Sasha Dugdale. Read more and book tickets.

Royal Court Theatre | 19 December, 6.00-6.30pm  | WAR OF THE BEASTS AND THE ANIMALS

Join the cast of Bad Roads for a reading of Ukrainian and Russian contemporary war poems taken from the most recent issue of Modern Poetry in Translation ‘War of the Beasts and the Animals’. This powerful poetry of conflict gives new insight into Europe’s hidden war and includes poems by Serhiy Zhadan, Oksana Lutsyshyna, Vasyl Makhno and Maria Stepanova.

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