Online Reading Group

Ledbury Reading Group Packs Its Bags!

Join via Zoom for FREE to read and chat, in a friendly and informal atmosphere, with Director Chloe Garner. Email for the Zoom link

The new series of Ledbury Poetry Reading Group books focuses on ‘must-read’ contemporary international poets from Denmark, Italy, Russia, Zimbabwe, France, South Korea, and Brazil:

  • 8 November, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Alphabet by Inger Christensen, translated by Susanna Nied (Bloodaxe Books)

  • 13 December, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

The Embrace, by Valerio Magrelli, translated by Jamie McKendrick (Faber & Faber)

  • 10 January, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

The War of the Beasts and the Animals by Maria Stepanova, translated by Sasha Dugdale (Boodaxe Books)

  • 14 February, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

 Virga by Togara Muzanenhamo (Carcanet)

  • 14 March, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Cold Spring in Winter by Valerie Rouzeau translated by Susan Wicks (Arc Visible Publications)

  • 25 April, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

I’m OK, I’m Pig! by Kim Hyesoon, translated by Don Mee Choi (Bloodaxe Books)

  • 23 May, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

The Mystical Rose: Selected Poems by Adélia Prado, translated Ellen Doré Watson (Bloodaxe Books)

“These reading groups are a chance to discover and enjoy poetry collections from around the world. We support each other through questions and conversation towards a deeper appreciation of what we are reading.” Chloe Garner, Director, Ledbury Poetry