Guest Poet: Claire Dyer
Claire Dyer's collections, Eleven Rooms and Interference Effects are published by Two Rivers Press. Her novels are published by Quercus. She has an MA in Creative Writing. Her website is www.clairedyer.com
Guest Poet: Hannah Teasdale
Hannah Teasdale was born and raised in Birmingham where she first began writing her 'brutal truth'.
She has just completed an MA in Creative Writing with Distinction. She had had short stories published and a play produced for professional theatre. She is currently reviewing Spoken Word nights for Sabotage on-line publication.
She performs her poetry the length and breadth of the UK and can be found in the spoken word tents at major festivals. She is co-host of hammer and Tongue in Bristol. She facilitates poetry workshops for adults.
She has three poetry collections published: Fingerprints, Poetry Space 2013, Laid Bare, Burning Eye Books, 2016, and Milked, Burning Eye Books, 2018.
24th November 2016, The Swan Hotel, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1LN
Big thanks to Claire Dyer and Hannah M Teasdale for their warm and hugely enjoyable readings at Words & Ears last night, and to all the open mic-ers, including Stephen Payne, Rosie Jackson, Sara Cheesman, Peter O'Grady, Ray Fussell, John Powell, Kate Escher and Paul Brokensha.