Beehive Poets Calendar

 


Guest Readers and Programme  

poetry readings start at 8.00 for 8.30 p.m.

Monday 8th. April

Guest Readers.

Carole Bromley

Carole’s poems have been widely published in magazines including Poetry Review, Poetry News, The North, Magma, Mslexia, The Rialto and Smiths Knoll and she has twice been a winner in the Poetry Business Book and Pamphlet Competition. She has two pamphlets, Unscheduled Halt (2004) and Skylight (2009) and three collections, A Guided Tour of the Ice House (2011), The Stonegate Devil (October, 2015) and Blast Off  (for 7-10 year olds) with Smith/Doorstop Books, Sheffield.

 Carole was an Arvon/Jerwood mentee in 2010. She has performed at the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival and run workshops at Aldeburgh and at the Bridlington Poetry Festival.

For many years an English teacher in her home town of York, she moved on to teach Creative Writing at York University’s Centre for Lifelong Learning.

Carole is also the Poetry Society’s stanza rep for York and a large group of poets from a wide area meet at her home every month to share their work. She is an Arvon tutor, runs poetry surgeries for The Poetry Society and is a mentor with The Poetry School. 

 

Jo Peters 

Jo Peters is a member of Otley Poets. She has been published in magazines and anthologies and has had success in a number of competitions.

Her pamphlet ‘Play’ is published by Half Moon Books. Her collection ‘Like Yellow Like Flying’ has been accepted for publication by the same publisher and will appear about the same time as the dandelions.

When she is not writing she is reading, gardening, looking for wild flowers and spending the kids’ inheritance. 

Monday 18th. March

Read Around

Bring poems to read and share good conversation in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

Monday 25th. March

Poetry Workshop.

Bring six copies of work in progress, work to edit or a poem your not happy with and get intelligent and constructive criticism, no nit picking! This will be followed by a read around.

Monday 1st. April

Read Around

Bring poems to read and share good conversation in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

Monday 8th. April

Guest Readers