Storm and Golden Sky
Up the stairs (at the back of the barroom) at the Caledonia pub, Catharine Street, in the Georgian Quarter, Liverpool, £4, 7 pm spot-on start!
Dates for your diary and biogs to follow asap:
May 30th: Joanne Ashcroft
Joanne Ashcroft is currently undertaking creative writing practice-led research at Edge Hill University investigating the idea of ‘multi-voice lyric’ in contemporary innovative poetry. Joanne is a member of the Poetry and Poetics Research Group at Edge Hill. She was joint winner of the inaugural Rhiannon Evans Poetry Scholarship 2010. From Parts Becoming Whole (The Knives Forks Spoons Press, 2011) is her first book of poetry. Joanne was winner of Poetry Wales Purple Moose Prize 2012, and her pamphlet Maps and Love Songs for Mina Loy is available from Seren. She teaches poetry part time at Edge Hill University.
and Rhys Trimble.
June 27th: Holly Pester
Canadian poet Evan Jones has lived in Manchester since 2005. His first collection, Nothing Fell Today But Rain, was a finalist for the Governor-General's Literary Award in 2003. His second, Paralogues (2012), is published by Carcanet. He co-edited the anthology, Modern Canadian Poets (Carcanet, 2010), and is currently working on a new translation of the Alexandrian Greek poet C.P. Cavafy.
July 18th : Niall Campbell and Sophie Collins
Born of a Liverpool taste for variety and drama, ‘Storm and Golden Sky’ offers literary high style from across the poetic landscape. Programmed by a collective of Liverpool-based poets, Michael Egan, Nathan Jones, Robert Sheppard and Eleanor Rees.
And monthly thereafter...