Talks & debates

World Poetry Summit

Part of London Literature Festival

In a gathering of major international voices, this Royal Festival Hall reading transports the audience across the globe, and celebrates the transformative power of poetry.

Featuring poets returning to Poetry International as well as voices making their debut at the festival, this event includes Claudia Rankine, Arundhathi Subramaniam, Joy Harjo, Sjón, Choman Hardi, Yang Lian, and Anne Carson.

Part of Nordic Matters

Dates & times

15 Oct 2017
Approximate run time: 90 mins


Royal Festival Hall


£15 - £35
Booking fee: £2.50 (Members £0.00)
£15, £25, £35


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Speech-to-Text Transcription
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Please note, this event is not included in the Poetry International Pass