Dear fellow Poets and Poetry Festival directors,
Poets Circle in Athens is organizing a world event under the title A POEM FOR REFUGEES. I am writing to you to inquire if you would like to organize a public reading on that subject on March 21, 2016, which is International Poetry Day. The purpose is to make the public vitally aware of the refugee crisis and a clear message against racism. PEN International will co-sponsor this Greek event thus it will become a world event. We are very pleased that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Athens is on board. World Poetry Movement is also part of it.
Poets Circle is a non-profit literary organization with 99 Greek and 99 foreign members. In the last four years it has organized two International Poetry Festivals in Athens and more than 120 poetry events throughout Greece. On…
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