30th April 2020

Maria Jastrzebska
Louise Warren

28th May 2020

Graham Burchell
Rosie Jackson

25th June 2020

Raine Geoghegan
Jennie Osborne

30th July 2020

Alyson Hallett
Penelope Shuttle

27th August 2020

Veronica Aaronson
Jean Atkin

24th September 2020

Julia Deakin
Jackie Wills

29th October 2020

Martyn Crucefix
Phil Kirby

26th November 2020

Clare Best
Robert Hamberger

17th December 2020

Things We Should Have Said

Dominic Fisher

Guest Poet: Dominic Fisher

Dominic Fisher has been published in Raceme, Magma, Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry Salzburg Review, Brittle Star, South Bank Poetry, The Interpreter's House and Under the Radar. He won the international Bristol Poetry Prize 2018, with a poem first aired at Words and Ears. His collection The Ladies and Gentlemen of the Dead was published by The Blue Nib in March 2019. There are sometimes foxes and goldfinches on his allotment in Bristol.

Deborah Harvey

Guest Poet: Deborah Harvey

Deborah Harvey's poems have been widely published in journals and anthologies, and broadcast on Radio 4's Poetry Please. They have been awarded several major prizes, most recently the 2018 Plough Prize Short Poem Competition. Her three poetry collections, Communion (2011), Map Reading for Beginners (2014), and Breadcrumbs (2016), are published by Indigo Dreams, while her historical novel, Dart, appeared under their Tamar Books imprint in 2013. Her fourth collection, The Shadow Factory, is due be published in late 2019.
Deborah is co-director of The Leaping Word poetry consultancy. She is currently writing a collection of poems that explore her native West Country through the lens of mythic time.

26th March 2020, The Swan Hotel, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1LN

Come and join us at Bradford on Avon's popular reading series, Words & Ears. Bring a poem or two to share in the open mic, or just bring yourself. All performers and listeners welcome: open mic slots always available on the night. £5 on the door.