News For November

Please like my facebook page – Aoife Mannix

I’m really excited that my first novel ‘Heritage of Secrets’ is now available on Kindle.

8pm, Monday 31st October, 2011?Venue: Troubadour Coffee-House, 263-267 Old Brompton Road, London SW5?Entry: £7 (£6 concs)
‘What We Should Have Said’: an entertaining, enlightening, engaging, unpredictable shindig with Stuart Silver, Aoife Mannix, Richard Douglas Pennant, Hannah Silva and violinist Darragh Morgan.
An original words-and-music format brought to Coffee-House Poetry courtesy of Cegin Productions! Led by BAFTA-nominated and Perrier-Award winner Stuart Silver, wordsmiths Aoife Mannix, Richard Douglas Pennant & Hannah Silva have collectively astonished audiences from Shanghai to Sligo with insight, invention and impromptu humour: poems on a dazzling range of themes will be responded to and punctuated with music from violinist Darragh Morgan.

7:30pm, November 8th, LOST Theatre, 208 Wandsworth Road, London SW8 2JU
Malika’s Poetry Kitchen celebrates its first decade at this showcase featuring members past and present. This collective has encouraged and supported some of the best poets of their generation to refine and develop their craft.
Headlined by Malika Booker (Royal Shakespeare Company poet-in-residence) who founded the collective in her kitchen, Inua Ellams (The 14th Tale, National Theatre) and Aoife Mannix (Saturday Live, BBC Radio 4).
Stirring the poetry pot will be your host, the witty and entertaining Jill Abram, with additional seasoning from Janett Plummer, Heather Taylor, Cath Drake, Naomi Woddis, Jocelyn Page, Melanie Mauthner, Mary Renouf, John Sutton and Patricia Foster.

Time: 8pm // Entry: £5.00 // BxOffc: 0871 902 5739
Address: Ritzy, Brixton, Coldharbour Lane, London SW2 1JG
FE FICTIONS is the third and final date in a series of events celebrating 10 years of flipped eye publishing, delivering a range of new and classic work in themed line-ups. FE FICTIONS will showcase flipped eye’s work with prose and narrative writing and features Aoife Mannix, Leila Segal, Agnes Meadows & Warsan Shire.
Hosted by Inua Ellams & Jacob Sam-La Rose, there will be live music as part of the line up AND * Freebies on the night.

TONGUE FU at Rich Mix, 35 – 47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA
Box Office: 020 7613 7498, Thu 24 November 8pm?£7, £5 student/concs
Dan Antopolski, Aoife Mannix, Liv Torc
“It’s poetry, but not as you know it…amazing to listen to” The Guardian
Tongue Fu at Rich Mix features a stunning line-up of Spoken Word artists, who perform to improvised soundtracks from the Tongue Fu Band (UNKLE, Massive Attack), plus hosting from TF founder and acclaimed spoken word performer Chris Redmond

About aoife

have a listen at Aoife Mannix is an Irish writer and poet based in London. Her first novel Heritage of Secrets was published by Lubin & Kleyner in 2008. She is the author of four collections of poetry; The Trick of Foreign Words (2002), The Elephant in the Corner (2005), Growing Up An Alien (2007) and the recent Turn The Clocks Upside Down – all with Tall Lighthouse. Her work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, London Live, Resonance FM, and the BBC World Service. Her short stories are included in the anthologies Tell Tales Volume 3 (2006), Small Voices, Big Confessions (2006) and Westside Stories (2003).
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