27th June 2019

Martina Evans
Aoife Mannix
Richard Douglas Pennant
Stuart Silver
Helen Moore

25th July 2019

Alison Brackenbury
Shirley Wright

29th August 2019

Michelle Diaz
Jonathan Edwards

26th September 2019

Sue Boyle
Maggie Harris

31st October 2019

Martin Figura
Helen Ivory

28th November 2019

Claire Crowther
Carrie Etter

19th December 2019

Neil Richards
Tom Sastry

30th January 2020

John Greening
Sue Sims

26th March 2020

Dominic Fisher
Deborah Harvey

Dominic Fisher

Guest Poet: Dominic Fisher

Dominic Fisher has been published in Raceme, Magma, Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry Salzburg Review, Brittle Star, South Bank Poetry, The Interpreter's House and Under the Radar. He won the international Bristol Poetry Prize 2018, with a poem first aired at Words and Ears. His collection The Ladies and Gentlemen of the Dead was published by The Blue Nib in March 2019. There are sometimes foxes and goldfinches on his allotment in Bristol.

Deborah Harvey

Guest Poet: Deborah Harvey

Deborah Harvey's poems have been widely published in journals and anthologies, and broadcast on Radio 4's Poetry Please. They have been awarded several major prizes, most recently the 2018 Plough Prize Short Poem Competition. Her three poetry collections, Communion (2011), Map Reading for Beginners (2014), and Breadcrumbs (2016), are published by Indigo Dreams, while her historical novel, Dart, appeared under their Tamar Books imprint in 2013. Her fourth collection, The Shadow Factory, is due be published in late 2019.
Deborah is co-director of The Leaping Word poetry consultancy. She is currently writing a collection of poems that explore her native West Country through the lens of mythic time.

26th March 2020, 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 or two to share in the open mic, or just bring yourself. All performers and listeners welcome: open mic slots always available on the night. £5 on the door.