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I'm co-director of the Leaping Word Poetry Consultancy, which provides advice for poets on writing, editing and publishing, as well as qualified counselling support for those exploring personal issues in their work - https://theleapingword.com. My fifth poetry collection, Learning Finity, is now available from Indigo Dreams or directly from me.

Friday 30 September 2016

'I made a wish on a sliver of moonlight' - Bristol Poetry Festival, 11th October 2016

Tuesday 11th Oct     7.30pm

The Mackay, Bristol Grammar School, Elton Road, Bristol, BS8 1SR.

“I made a wish on a sliver of moonlight. A sly grin and a bowl full of stars”

Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 concessions

Gillian Clarke, Niall Campbell, Deborah Harvey

 Gillian Clarke, National Poet of Wales - 'Gillian Clarke is one of the most widely respected and deeply loved poets in the world' - Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate

Niall Campbell, poet/author of Moontide – ‘Through poems which are in turn darkly lyrical, atmospheric, humorous and moving, Campbell proves himself an important new voice and a genuine talent to be reckoned with' – John Glenday

Deborah Harvey, poet/author of: Communion; Map Reading For Beginners; and Breadcrumbs  ‘Her honesty draws you in because Harvey knows that honesty is itself an art form. It needs to be strongly crafted; it is a crafted matter; and she makes a persuasive poetry from the matter of experience’  David Morley

For more on Gillian Clarke: www.poetryarchive.org/poet/gillian-clarke
For more on Niall Campbell: www.bloodaxebooks.com/ecs/product/moontide

Ffi: info@poetrycan.co.uk

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