Join Hands-On Books to celebrate the launch of Bernard Levinson’s Collected Poems!
Bernard will be in conversation with Professor Norman Strike.
What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with a reading of love poems?
Date: Sunday, 14 February 2021
Time: 17:00 SAST
To join the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom link.
Bernard Levinson is a graduate of Wits University. His was the first post-war intake of ex-servicemen in 1945. He spent several years as a General Practitioner in the False Bay area in the Cape, before he specialised in Psychiatry. He practiced in Johannesburg first as a General Psychiatrist and for the last thirty years as a Psychiatrist/Sexologist. He was editor of the South African Journal of Sexology for 15 years. His poetry has been anthologised and is taught in Gauteng schools.
‘Levinson’s poetry examines unashamedly the passion of his own sensuality, the paths and deeds of his heroes and the joy of existence.’ – Nicholas Combrinck
‘To read Bernard Levinson’s verse is both a mind-stretching and soul-searing experience.’ – Professor Lewis Hurst