7pm - workshop lead by Angela France
8pm - open mic and guest readings
Guest Poets: June Hall and R V Bailey
Upstairs at The Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham
Waged £5, unwaged £3
R V Bailey has published six poetry collections. An academic all her life, she was also contributed as extra voice (and other necessary noises) in her late partner UA Fanthorpe’s poetry readings; together they also led poetry courses, and judged a range of poetry competitions etc. throughout the UK and overseas. RVB has also recently edited a couple of contemporary poetry anthologies, and is a regular reviews poetry for Envoi and other magazines.
June Hall lives in Bath and is married to the novelist, Greg Hall. She has published two collections, The Now of Snow (Belgrave Press, 2004) and Bowing to Winter (Belgrave Press, 2010). Uncharted is her third (Belgrave Press, 2017). She also co-edited The Book of Love and Loss (Belgrave Press, 2014) with R V Bailey. Her poems have also appeared in a wide variety of poetry magazines.