Category Archives: Reaching for my Gnu

Off to the Bookworm Literary Festival in China

The kind people at the Bookworm Literary Festival have invited me to speak at their events this year, in Chengdu, Suzhou, Ningbo and Beijing. Which is why I’m waiting for the cab to take me to trains and airport. The … Continue reading

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Anna Chen’s Chinese Diaspora talk and poetry reading at Liverpool’s International Festival of Business China Day

A reminder about Liverpool tomorrow. I’m looking forward to giving my China Diaspora in Britain talk plus poetry from Reaching for my Gnu at the Il Forno Restaurant in Duke Street, Liverpool, tomorrow at 4pm. My dad lived there from … Continue reading

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Anna Chen’s Chinese Diaspora in Britain talk and poetry comes to Liverpool 18th June

Anna Chen gives her Chinese Diaspora in Britain talk and reads poetry at the International Festival of Business China Day launching ‘Opera for Chinatown’ in Liverpool Really looking forward to doing this live event in Liverpool. “Writer, poet and broadcaster … Continue reading

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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 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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New videos of Anna Chen’s poetry: I Am Rich and You Are Poor

Video of Anna’s poem, “I Am Rich and You Are Poor: lines on dead Chinese workers and their rich benefactors”. Recorded in a pop-up studio 11 July 2013. NEW: Anna Chen’s Pop-Up poetry video collection Burger I Am Rich and … Continue reading

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