David Hill reading tonight in Prague at Cafe Metropole

David Hill - poet, writer, translator and performer - will be reading
his work on Friday July 21, starting at 7.30pm. The venue is Café
Metropole, Prague 2, Anny Letenske 18.

David Hill is a founder, organiser and host of The Bardroom, Budapest's
English-language literary cabaret, which has been running since 2001.
This is his third performance in Prague during the last six years.

Hill's translations of Hungarian poetry have appeared in publications
including Prague's very own Blatt, as well as the Times Literary
Supplement, The Independent, a wide array of international anthologies,
and a poster series on the Budapest metro.

His own poetry has also been widely published in literary magazines and

He has written lyrics for recording artists, and appeared as himself,
reciting a poem, in the 2004 independent movie, Café in the Sky, about
the famous Hungarian suicide ballad "Gloomy Sunday."

Also a travel and lifestyle writer, he has just finished a revision of
the Budapest book published by Blue Guides.

He is variously described as: perversely talented, dexterous, raunchy,
arch, acerbic, serpentine, verse-perfect, elegant, laugh-out-loud

More information and pictures can be found on the David Hill website: