Category Archives: Live performance

Anna Chen wins at the Farrago Poetry Zoo Awards 2013

  I’m delighted to report that I won the annual Farrago Poetry Zoo Award for Best Performance by a London Poet in 2013 the other week on 30th January. Held at the RADA Café in Malet Street, the Farrago poetry … Continue reading

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Madam Miaow’s Culture Lounge launched on Resonance FM

Last night’s exciting launch programme of my new Resonance FM radio series — Madam Miaow’s Culture Lounge — is now available to listen online. Share a cultural first and check it out here. “Oh Other where art thou?” featured my … Continue reading

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Anna’s Resonance 104.4FM series starts 15th October

I read some pert, perky and pertinent poetry at last night’s pre-The Fu Manchu Complex public debate at the Oval House Theatre. The main event in the evening, a satire by actor Daniel York who was at the centre of … Continue reading

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Madam Miaow’s Culture Lounge returns to the St Ives Arts Festival 2013

Madam Miaow’s Culture Lounge returns to the St Ives Arts Festival following last year’s The Steampunk Opium Wars extravaganza that had a cast of thousands and played to a capacity audience of dozens. This year, I’ll read the first chapters of … Continue reading

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I am Rich and You are Poor: lines on dead Chinese cocklepickers and their rich benefactors

Anna Chen reads her poem, “I am Rich and You are Poor: lines on dead Chinese cocklepickers and their rich benefactors” about the 21 people who died at Morecambe Bay in 2004. Performed at the Morning Star May Day celebrations, … Continue reading

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Margaret Thatcher Died at the Ritz: May Day poetry from Anna Chen

May Day in London and Anna Chen’s first public reading of her poem “Margaret Thatcher Died at the Ritz”, written on the day news broke that the former prime minister had died … at the Ritz! (12 April 2013) Thanks … Continue reading

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