September 26, 2018

J. Chester Johnson Speaks at London’s Troubadour on Monday, Oct. 15th

If you're in London, please join me for an evening of "To Look for America" at the Troubadour. If you have friends in London you think would love this American poetry night, please tell them about it.

mondays 8-10 pm, £7 at the troubadour

for advance booking: pay via PayPal (scroll to bottom of this page) or cheque to Coffee-House Poetry, PO Box 16210, LONDON W4 1ZP

mon 15 oct, 8pm: to look for america, with j chester johnson, elizabeth powell, & 20 troubadour poets reading current us poetry
First #poetrymonday of the season with two US guest poets, guest readers with US poem-choices, & a 'Paul Simon' guitar spot ... all come to look for America
• poet & dramatist J Chester Johnson (latest collection Now & Then: Selected Longer Poems) is noted for his writing on 9/11, on racial injustice, & on the Civil Rights struggle: his collaboration with WH Auden is the subject of Auden, The Psalms and Me (2017)
• poet & professor Elizabeth Powell is a winner of the Philip Levine Prize, latest collection Willy Loman's Reckless Daughter or Living Truthfully Under Imaginary Circumstances
• with 20 Troubadour poets each with their contemporary US poem choices including Warren Czapa, Steve Kendall, Matt Barnard, Jan Heritage, Catherine Davidson, Miranda Peake, Sue Chamberlain, June Lausch, Sue Greenhill, Diana Pooley, Matthew Paul, Michelle Penn, Barbara Barnes, Elaine Baker, Betsy De Lotbiniere, Mary Powell, Rosie Johnston, Jo Roach, Karen Rydings & Nancy Hynes
plus, as poet & troubadour Paul Simon hangs up his guitar after his last London gig this summer, we celebrate his (1964) first London gig at the Troubadour with singer/guitarist, Henry Fajemirokun


J. Chester Johnson Speaks at London’s Troubadour on Monday, Oct. 15th

J. Chester Johnson Presents on Auden, the Psalms, and Me in London and in Oxford

Auden, The Psalms, and Me - A Talk by J.Chester Johnson

A Review of Auden, the Psalms, and Me – Posted On The Florida Diocese of the Episcopal Church Website

The Magazine, Talisman, Recently Reviewed Auden, The Psalms, And Me.

Review of Presentation by J. Chester Johnson on His Two Recent Books, Now And Then: Selected Longer Poems and Auden, the Psalms, and Me, held at The Culture Center, NYC

American Book Review Features Poetry of J. Chester Johnson

J. Chester Johnson Makes Three Presentations As McMichael Lecturer – Fayetteville, Arkansas

J. Chester Johnson Is Guest for National Radio Interviews on “Ed Tyll Show” - 1/11/18

J. Chester Johnson Presenting His Two Newest Books at Poet's House

Video for Auden, the Psalms, and Me authored by J. Chester Johnson

J. Chester Johnson Interviewed on the Televised ‘In The Arena’ Program

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Distinguished Alumnus J. Chester Johnson spoke on April 26th & 27th, 2017 at the University of Arkansas

Reflection and Reconciliation: The Elaine Race Massacre – Delta Cultural Center, 141 Cherry Street, Helena, Arkansas on Sunday, April 23rd, 2017


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