Torriano Poetry

Sunday November 6th, 7.30pm. – £6/£5 cash according to pocket. Poets from the floor welcome.

Guest readers: Paul McGrane and Clare Booker

As a result of winning the Geoff Stevens Memorial Award, Paul McGrane‘s first collection Elastic Man was published with Indigo Dreams Publishing in 2018. A second collection British People in Hot Weather is out now with Indigo. Paul is the co-founder of the Forest Poets poetry collective in Walthamstow.

Claire Booker is a medical herbalist who lives in a village near Brighton. Her poems have been set to music, filmed, displayed on Guernsey buses and Worthing Pier, and published most recently in The Dark Horse, Magma, Mslexia, Stand and Under the Radar. She has been a Poetry Society Members’ Poem winner three times, runner-up in their Stanza Competition, and twice nominated for the Forward Best Individual Poem. Her collection ‘A Pocketful of Chalk’ is out with Arachne Press. Her pamphlets are ‘The Bone That Sang (Indigo Dreams) and ‘Later There Will Be Postcards (Green Bottle Press).

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