Guest Poet: Sue Boyle
Sue Boyle and Miranda Pender will be bringing a special production of Sue's Victorian love story The Letters from Mexico, which has already staged as a theatre production in Taunton and launched with artwork by Jude Wisdom at the Teignmouth Festival of Poetry. Slides based on the works of Frederick Lord Leighton and Henri 'Le Douanier Rousseau' and a new edition of The Letters created for this occasion will complete the show.
Guest Poet: Maggie Harris
Maggie Harris is a Guyana-born writer from Kent living in Wales. Her poetry is a blend of English lyricism and Caribbean Creole; she has twice won the Guyana Prize and the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2014. Her poem Lit by Fire was commissioned to represent Kent by BBC Radio for National Poetry Day 2016. Represented by Renaissance One Projects, she has performed alongside Jean Binta Breeze and John Agard. Her latest books are Sixty Years of Loving, (poetry) Cane Arrow Press, and Writing on Water, (stories) published by Seren.
26th September 2019, The Swan Hotel, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1LN
7:30pm - 10:00pm.
Come and join us at Bradford on Avon's popular reading series, Words & Ears. Bring a poem, story or song to share, or just bring yourself. All performers and listeners welcome: open mic slots always available. £4 on the door.