Poetry: Write, Read, Perform, Listen, Teach
Poetry and Place: How do three poets write about near and far-flung places? Tuesday April 30th 6.30 – 8pm at Five Leaves Bookshop, 14a Long Row, Nottingham, NG1 2DH. Alan Baker, Sue Dymoke and Aly Stoneman read poems about near and far-flung places and talk about the place of place in their poetry. £3 including refreshments. Buy tickets on the door or reserve in the bookshop/by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alan Baker is the editor of Leafe Press. His latest collections are Letters from the Underworld (Red Ceilings) and Riverrun (KFS), a sequence of poems about the river Trent. Sue Dymoke’s third full collection What They Left Behind was published by Shoestring Press in 2018. Aly Stoneman is currently writing about sea-level rise and erosion on the British coast. She is a PhD researcher at Nottingham Trent University, sponsored by the AHRC and Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership
WINTER 2018 -19: Thinking Like a Poet poetry writing workshops at Beeston Library on Tues 11th Dec (6.30 – 8pm)
and Mansfield Library on Sat 2nd Feb 2019 (11.30am -1pm).
To launch the new collection What They Left Behind, I’m reading with fellow Shoestring poet Jonathan Taylor and Poetry Business pamphlet winner Becky Cullen at Nottingham’s lovely Five Leaves Bookshop 7 – 8.30 pm on Thurs 4th Oct. This is a free event.
Other readings this Autumn are at:
‘Finding and Keeping Poetry’, Keynote speaker at 50 Years since Dartmouth Symposium, 26th June 2016 (during NATE Conference, Stratford upon Avon, UK). Source: NATE Annual Conference 2016 – The Harold Rosen Lecture | Online Registration by Cvent