Guest Readers and Programme
poetry readings start at 8.00 for 8.30 p.m.
Monday 11th. February
Natalie Scott is a Teesside-based poet and educator with a PhD in Creative Writing. She has collections published by Indigo Dreams, Bradshaw Books and Mudfog, and is represented in over thirty literary journals, including Ambit, Agenda and Orbis. Her collection Berth – Voices of the Titanic was awarded runner-up for the Cork Literary Review Manuscript Competition, 2011. Natalie’s latest project Rare Birds – Voices of Holloway Prison was awarded funding from the Arts Council of England and features ‘Colonel Barker’ which made the Live Canon long list 2018.
Having succeeded to requests for his return, we are fortunate to have our friend Mike read for us again. As you know he is a sensitive and intelligent Manchester based poet with a long standing and genuine commitment to his art. Slowly becoming,”one of us”, we look with eager and joyful expectation to his return.
Monday 18th. February
Bring poems to read and share good conversation in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.
Monday 25th. February
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.