22 January 7.30pm: In the Company of Poets.
Dan Kennedy hosts an evening of poets from the floor, come to read or listen. £6/£5 according to pocket
29 January 7.30pm: Jacqueline Saphra and Sue Johns
Poets from the floor welcome. £6/£5 according to pocket
Jacqueline Saphra is a poet, playwright and activist. Her second collection, All My Mad Mothers was shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize and her most recent one is One Hundred Lockdown Sonnets (both from Nine Arches Press). Her next collection, Velvel’s Violin will be out from Nine Arches Press in July 2023. She is a founder member of Poets for the Planet and teaches for The Poetry School.
Sue Johns originates from Cornwall where she started performing as a punk poet, in the 1980’s. She has published 3 pamphlets and 2 full collections, the most recent Hush (Morgan’s Eye Press 2011) , Rented, Poems on Prostitution and Dependency (Palewell Press, 2018) and a new pamphlet Track Record (Dempsey & Windle, 2021). Sue has also written and performed theatrical monologues and worked on numerous art/poetry collaborations