Yuyutsu Sharma to be the Guest Poet at Poetry Parnassus to celebrate London Olympics 2012

Yuyutsu Sharma has been invited to be part of Poetry Parnassus happening at Southbank Centre from 26th June to 2nd July 2012.

Poetry Parnassus is set to be the biggest poetry festival ever staged in the UK. The Festival will be part of Southbank Centre’s Festival of the World, the Cultural Olympiad and the London 2012 Festival. It will be a global gathering of up to 204 poets from every Olympic nation – with the world’s most exciting poets, rappers, spoken-word artists, dancers and musicians.

Yuyutsu Sharma shall read at several venues and do workshop focused on his new book, Nepal Trilogy, Photographs and Poetry on Annapurna, Everest, Helambu & Langtang (www.Nepal-Trilogy.de, Epsilonmedia, Karlsruhe, 2010), a 900-page book with German photographer, Andreas Stimm and Milarepa’s Bones, Helambu:33 New Poems, (Nirala, 2012) & Annapurna Poems (Reprint, Nirala, 2012).