Connection and Disconnection
...in the IKEA Age
A Poetry Reading with
Mab Jones, Rhian Elizabeth, and Roula-Maria Dib
In this age of shifting perceptions, assembling and dismantling of concepts, communication and communion, poets Mab Jones, Rhian Elizabeth, and Roula-Maria Dib will share some of their poems under the unique theme of “Connection and Disconnection in the IKEA Age”.
Mab Jones is a poet, writer, and radio presenter based in Wales. Her two poetry collections are Poor Queen and take your experience and peel it. She is the founder and editor of Black Rabbit Press. She has also worked as a presenter for BBC Radio 4, especially on programs related to Welsh themes and content.
Rhian Elizabeth is an award-winning Welsh poet living in Cardiff. Her novel, Six Pounds Eight Ounces, was published by Seren in 2014, and her poetry collection, the last polar bear on earth, was published by Parthian in 2017. She has been a winner of The Terry Hetherington Prize and shortlisted for The International Rubery Book Award and The Dan Cockrill Prize for Best First Collection. She is a Hay Festival Writer at Work and a Coracle Europe International Resident in Sweden.
Roula-Maria Dib is a poet, editor, blogger, and literary scholar. She has authored two books, Jungian Metaphor in Modernist Literature (Routledge, 2020), which is a finalist for the international IAJS book awards, and a poetry collection, Simply Being (Chiron Press, 2021). She is the founding editor of literary and arts journal, Indelible, and creative producer of literary event series, Indelible Evenings, as well as Psychreative, a monthly event for artists and writers with a background in Jungian psychology.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
4:00pm (UK), 8:00pm (Dubai), 11:00am (EST)