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
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.