The place is the thing: 30th April 6.30pm

Alice Oswald, Ted Hughes, Jean Binta Breeze, Matthew Clegg, Eavan Boland, Thomas Hardy, Lauris Edmond, Wislawa Szymborska, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Peter Sansom, W.S. Graham, Nancy Gaffield, Blake Morrison, Kathleen Jamie, Wendy Mulford, John Lucas, Maura Dooley, Charles Causley, Rory Waterman, George Szirtes, Imitiaz Dharker, Wendell Berry, Robert Hull, Raymond Antrobus, Gillian Clarke, Matt Merritt, Seamus Heaney, Helen Mort, Rosie Garner, Douglas Dunn, Grace Nichols, Jo Bell and many other poets have distinctive ways of using far flung, urban, rural or close-to-home locations in their work. Aly Stoneman, Alan Baker and I will be exploring the place of place in our writing and talking about other poets whose work we admire. Five Leaves Bookshop Tues 30th April 6.30 – 8pm £3 on door or book at

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