Guest Poet: Carrie Etter
American expatriate Carrie Etter has published three collections: The Tethers (Seren, 2009), winner of the London New Poetry Award; Divining for Starters (Shearsman, 2011); and Imagined Sons (Seren, 2014), shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry by The Poetry Society. She also edited Infinite Difference: Other Poetries by UK Women Poets (Shearsman, 2010) and Linda Lamus's posthumous collection, A Crater the Size of Calcutta (Mulfran, 2015). She has lived in the West Country since 2005 and is a Reader in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.
17th September 2017, The Swan Hotel, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1LN
7:30pm - 10:00pm.
The finals night of the 2017 Bradford on Avon Arts Festival Poetry Competition, in association with Words & Ears. Come to hear the finalists read their poems, and find out who won our £500 prize - with comments on the entries by our judge, Carrie Etter, who will also give us a reading of her own work. £4 on the door.