Thu, 09 Sept|
SOS - Surviving Suicide - A Collection of Poems that may Save a Life
Launch of the Surviving Suicide anthology which includes 60 poets from four continents - 12 poets are from Thanet. Edited by Dean Stalham.
Time & Location
09 Sept 2021, 19:00 – 22:00
Margate, 31-33 High St, Margate CT9 1DX, UK
About the Event
Edited by Dean Stalham, Surviving Suicide is an astonishing collection of poems that delves into often tabooed subject of suicide with its connected mental health issues. It showcases over sixty poets from four continents who pay homage to those who have lost lives and to those who have survived. British poet, art collector and philanthropist Dean Stalham, in collaboration with Stretch Charity, brings together a very special anthology of survival methods expressed through the medium of poetry. A must read for all those interested in caring, sharing and helping others in their most dire hour of need. This collection offers a rare opportunity to see things connected to suicide from all sides and angles. Many people are and have been touched by suicide in many different ways. This anthology is a testimony to the turbulent times we live in.
“The work that Dean Stalham does is invaluable – he brings to animating the artistic impulses of society’s dispossessed and downtrodden, offering a rare sympathy... –Will Self, celebrated English novelist, journalist, political commentator and television personality, author of Dorian, an Imitation & Great Apes