Guest Poet: Jonathan Edwards
Jonathan Edwards' first collection, My Family and Other Superheroes (Seren, 2014), received the Costa Poetry Award and the Wales Book of the Year People's Choice Award. It was shortlisted for the Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize.
Guest Poet: Sarah Watkinson
Sarah Watkinson has been writing and studying poetry since 2012 after a career in plant biology. Her work has appeared in UK anthologies and magazines including Litmus, Pennine Platform and The Rialto, and has been successful in several competitions. Dung Beetles Navigate by Starlight, her debut pamphlet, was a winner in the 2017 Cinnamon Pamphlet competition. Earlier published work includes three editions of a co-authored textbook, The Fungi, and numerous scientific papers. With Jenny Lewis, of The Poet's House Oxford, she organises SciPo, a summer Science Poetry event.
26th October 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.