Saturday, February 19, 2011

Next Buzzwords

Next Buzzwords is Sunday March 6th
Upstairs at The Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham

Guest Poet: Myra Schneider

7pm: Workshop led by Myra Scheider
8pm: Readings and open mic

£5, £3 uwaged

Myra Schneider’s most recent poetry collections are: Insisting on Yellow: New and Selected Poems (2000), Multiplying The Moon (2004), Circling The Core (2008) – all Enitharmon Press. She has had fiction for children and teenagers published by Heineman. In 2003 Jessica Kingsley published her book Writing My Way Through Cancer, a fleshed-out journal with poems and writing suggestions. With John Killick she has written two books about personal writing. The second, Writing Your Self (Continuum 2009), is a resource book of personal writing and literature. Myra taught communication and literacy to severely disabled adults for many years. She is an experienced writing tutor and works for The Poetry School in London where she lives. She is consultant to the Second Light Network of Women Poets and has co-edited anthologies of work by contemporary women poets, most recently, Images of Women (Arrowhead Press 2006.)

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