Guest Poet: R V Bailey
R V Bailey has published five poetry collections: Course Work (Culverhay Press,1997), Marking Time (Peterloo Poets, 2004), Credentials (Oversteps 2012), From Me To You (Peterloo / Enitharmon 2007, with U A Fanthorpe), and A Scrappy Little Harvest (Indigo Dreams, 2016). The Losing Game (Mariscat 2010) was written following the death of her long-term partner the poet U.A. Fanthorpe. Co-editor iA Speaking Silence: Contemporary Quaker Poetry (with Stevie Krayer) and The Book of Love & Loss: Poems for Today (with June Hall).
Guest Poet: June Hall
June Hall is a former Faber editor. The death of her son and diagnosis of Parkinson's drew her to poetry. Her work appears in Acumen, Artemis, Envoi and a variety of other magazines as well as in her three poetry collections: The Now of Snow, 2004, £7.99 Bowing to Winter, 2010, £7.99; and Uncharted, 2016, £9.99 - all published by Belgrave Press. She co-edited with Dr R V Bailey The Book of Love and Loss.
26th July 2018, The Swan Hotel, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1LN
7:00pm - 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.