The Roundhouse Dorfman Hub, Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8EH
Salena Godden’s new work will be revealed with a special one-off debut reading and performance.
Author of literary memoir Springfield Road and poetry books Fishing In The Aftermath and Under The Pier, Salena Godden is one of Britain’s foremost poets and a regular headliner at literary and music festivals both nationally and internationally.
Salena’s essay Shade was published in the 2016 bestseller and literary sensation The Good Immigrant, which was championed by JK Rowling and won the Book of the Year Reader’s Choice award.
Her short-fiction piece Blue Cornflowers was shortlisted for the Guardian short story prize in June 2016 and a performance of her poem Titanic was aired on BBC poetry programme We Belong Here in October 2016. Most recently her live spoken word album LIVEwire has attracted five star rave reviews since its launch with indie poetry label Nymphs and Thugs.