Guest Poet: Maria Jastrzebska
Poet, editor and translator Maria Jastrzebska came to the UK from Poland as a child. The True Story of Cowboy Hat and Ingenue (Cinnamon Press/Liquorice Fish 2018) is her fourth full-length collection. She co-edited Queer in Brighton (New Writing South 2014). Her drama Dementia Diaries toured nationally with Lewes Live Literature (2011). Her poetry is much anthologised and features in the British Library Between Two Worlds - Poetry and Translation project.
Guest Poet: Louise Warren
Louise Warren's first collection A Child's Last Picture Book of the Zoo won the Cinnamon Press first collection prize and was published in 2012. A pamphlet In the scullery with John Keats also published by Cinnamon Press came out in 2016. She has been published by many magazines including Ambit, Rialto and Poetry Wales. In 2018 she won first prize in the Prole Laureate Poetry Competition with her poem The Marshes which appears in her new pamphlet John Dust published by V.Press September 2019.
30th April 2020, The Swan Hotel, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1LN
Come and join us at Bradford on Avon's popular reading series, Words & Ears. Bring a poem or two to share in the open mic, or just bring yourself. All performers and listeners welcome: open mic slots always available on the night. £5 on the door.