Guest Poet: Lisa Brockwell
Lisa Brockwell lives on a rural property near Byron Bay, Australia, with her husband and young son. She was runner-up in the University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor's International Poetry Prize in 2015 and has been highly commended in the Bridport Prize. Her poems have been published in The Spectator, Australian Love Poems and Best Australian Poems. Her first collection, Earth Girls, was published in 2016 by Pitt Street Poetry. www.lisabrockwell.com
Guest Poet: Beatrice Garland
After a first degree in English Literature, Beatrice Garland worked as a National Health Service clinician, teacher and researcher in psychological medicine. She has won both the National Poetry Competition, and in 2002, the Strokestown International Poetry Prize. Her first book, The Invention of Fireworks, was short-listed for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. She has a second collection, The Drum (Templar Press), to be published this year.
Guest Poet: Kate Noakes
Kate Noakes' most recent collection is Paris Stage Left, Eyewear Publishing, 2017. Her website, boomslangpoetry.blogspot.com is archived by the National Library of Wales. She was elected to the Welsh Academy in 2011. She lives in London and Paris.
29th June 2017, The Swan Hotel, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1LN
7:30pm - 10:00pm.
Come and join us at Bradford on Avon's popular reading series, Words & Ears. Bring a poem, story or song to share, or just bring yourself. All performers and listeners welcome: open mic slots always available. £4 on the door.