READ BY THE AUTHOR: ‘You Can’t Go Out Like That’ by Martina Evans

Issue Nine of The Lonely Crowd features four new poems by Martina Evans. Here, Martina reads one of those poems, ‘You Can’t Go Out Like That’, exclusively for our website. Don’t miss Martina reading these poems alongside selections from her new book Now We Can Talk Openly About Men at our event at Little Man Coffee Co. on May 10th, from 7pm.

Martina Evans grew up in County Cork and trained in Dublin as a radiographer before moving to London in 1988. She is the author of eleven books of poetry and prose. Now We Can Talk Openly About Men will be published by Carcanet in May 2018. She is a Royal Literary Fund Advisory Fellow and reviews for the Irish Times.

© Martina Evans. Image © Jo Mazelis.  Author Photo © Joanne O’Brien.