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Acumen Poets who will be reading at this year's Torbay Festival of Poetry: Shanta Acharya, Martyn Crucefix, Duncan Forbes, Mimi Khalvati, Patrick Osada, Alasdair Paterson, Myra Schneider, Penelope Shuttle and others who aren't appearing in the September Acumen but whose names you will know. Check out the full programme at www.torbaypoetryfestivl.co.uk. Thursday 19th to Monday 23rd October 2017. Livermead Cliff Hotel, main venue for the Torbay Festival of Poetry.Find out more »
Website and blog: http://www.martyncrucefix.com Martyn is this year's reader at the popular Torbay Festival Supper. 7.00pm welcoming drink; 7.3pm reading; 8.30pm, three course dinner with wine and coffee followed by time to chat with old and new friends.Find out more »
Penelope Shuttle lives in Cornwall. In May 2017 Bloodaxe Books published her new book, Will You Walk A Little Faster? Her recent books are (with John Greening) Heath (Nine Arches Press) and a pamphlet, Four Portions of Everything on the Menu for M’sieur Monet! (Indigo Dreams Publications). She is a founder member and now President of the Falmouth Poetry Group. She is also judging this year's Torbay Poetry Competition see www.torbaypoetryfestival.co.uk/competition .Find out more »
Steve Walter is launching his new book When the Change Came at the Poetry Society Cafe on Thursday 16th November at 8pm. All welcome. Steve has written poetry from an early age, inspired by his late father (Ted), who was onceknown as The Policeman Poet. Steve took his own showto the Edinburgh and Brighton Festival Fringes based on his autobiographical work, FastTrain Approaching…, which is a powerful, yet good humoured account of life during andafter breakdown…Find out more »
Penelope Shuttle lives in Cornwall. In May 2017 Bloodaxe Books published her new book, Will You Walk A Little Faster? Her recent books are (with John Greening) Heath (Nine Arches Press) and a pamphlet, Four Portions of Everything on the Menu for M’sieur Monet! (Indigo Dreams Publications). She is a Festival Committee member for the Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival. She is currently working on a book-length sequence of poems titled Lyonesse, and on Lizard, (in collaboration with Alyson Hallett), poems…Find out more »
You are warmly invited to our next Poetry in the Crypt. One of our featured readers, James Norcliffe, lives in New Zealand but will be in England for a few months. The other two, Hilary Davies andJohn Mole, live rather closer to Islington. All are highly accomplished and well-known poets. We’re very much looking forward to welcoming them – and many of you – to the Crypt for our only autumn reading this year. Come early and bring a short poem if you…Find out more »
Martyn Crucefixreading from The Lovely Disciplines (Seren, 2017) Website and blog: http://www.martyncrucefix.comFind out more »