New book from Dinah Livingstone

Friday 12 July, 7pm

Dinah Livingstone Embodiment book launch

Dinah Livingstone has published 9 pamphlets and 9 books of her poetry and received three Arts Council Writer’s Awards for it. Her first book collection, Saving Grace, was published by Rivelin Grapheme in 1987; Rockingham Press published her Time on Earth: New and Selected Poems in 1999; her ninth, collection is The Vision Splendid (Katabasis 2014).

Her books have received some good reviews. Her poems have also been published in newspapers, magazines and anthologies, and she has given many poetry readings and talksin London, throughout Britain and abroad. Her most recent prose book is The Making of Humanity: Poetic Vision and Kindness.

She ran the Camden Voices Poetry Group for twenty years (1978-1998) and her Poetry Handbook for Readers and Writers (Macmillan 1993) is dedicated to them.

Her translations include Poets of the Nicaraguan Revolution, (ed. and trans.), The Music of the Spheres by Ernesto Cardenal and Prayer in the National Stadium by Maria Eugenia Bravo Calderara (all bilingual text).

She runs the small press Katabasis and edits the magazine Sofia. Dinah loves London and has lived in the same house in Camden Town since 1966. She has 3 children and 2 grandsons.

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