Reading in the Blue Belle Cafe in Penge on Sat Oct 7th, 2017, as from 7.30 p.m. as part of the Penge Poets' event.
Reading in Paris with the Paris 17 and a Half Minutes' Writing group in December 2017. Exact date and venue TBA.
Book launch in Paris, 19h30, May 25th, 2018, Berkeley Books, 8 rue Casimir Delavigne, 75006 Paris. Metro OdÃƒÂ©on.
Vivienne Vermes is a British writer and actress of Hungarian and Irish descent who has lived in Paris for thirty years. She has published three collections of poetry, "Sand Woman" (Rebus), "Passages" and "Metamorphoses" (L'Harmattan), performed her work all over Europe, and run creative writing workshops in Greece, Romania and France. She is winner of the Paragram Poetry Prize (2013) and Petite Prose Prize (2016), and of the Mail on Sunday's Best Opening to a Novel competition as well as Flash500's prize for short fiction. As an actress, she recently played Queen Elizabeth 11 in the French comedy film "Les Profs 2", and her voice constantly reminds passengers on the Paris metro to "mind the gap". "The Barefoot Road" is her first novel.