Saturday, September 15, 2012

Next Buzzwords Sunday October 7th

Workshop 7pm

Guest readings and open mic 8pm

Guest poet: Katy Evans-Bush

Upstairs at The Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham

£5 waged, £3 unwaged


Katy Evans-Bush has two full collections, Me and the Dead and Egg Printing Explained (Salt) and a pamphlet Oscar & Henry (Rack Press). Her literary blog, Baroque in Hackney, was shortlisted for the 2012 George Orwell Prize for political writing, and she will be blogger-in-residence at this year's Aldeburgh Poetry Festival in November. She teaches at the Poetry School in London and independently, and is a freelance writer. Katy has three children at university, and two guinea pigs called Frank O'Hara and Chet Baker.

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  1. TO ALL BUZZWORDS POETS - PLEASE SEE BELOW - WE ARE APPEARING AT THE STUDIO, 8pm SATURDAY OCT. 6, TOMORROW! as part of the Cheltenham Festival. We will be introduced by Carol Ann Duffy; our new CD will be reviewed in the Sunday Times on the 7th, and will be on sale at the gig .. really hope to see you and all Cheltenham poets .. Chris Hardy & LiTTLe MACHiNe
    "The most brilliant music and poetry band I've seen in decades". Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate. "Little Machine's sophisticated way with poetry made me fall in love with old favourites and new ones all over again". Gillian Clarke, National Poet of Wales. "We had LiTTLE MACHiNE playing at our final night party for poets, friends, volunteers etc - they were beyond brilliant!" Anna Dreda (Director, Much Wenlock Poetry Festival).
    LiTTLe MACHiNe
    Set well known poems to music and perform them - creating songs that draw on three thousand years of poetry from Sappho to now: Shakespeare, Blake, Larkin, Eliot, Carol-Ann Duffy, Anon and many more all get the treatment – "music that moves the feet for words that move the soul" -
    They are performing regularly at literary events and Festivals in 2012 – in London, Cheltenham, Manchester, Birmingham, Sheffield, and other places. Their new CD, ‘MADAM LIFE’ will be reviewed and on sale from October, 2012.
    The band:
    WALTER WRAY - guitar playing composer, arranger and singer ..
    STEVE HALLIWELL - multi-instrumentalist, poet and composer ..
    CHRIS HARDY - poet, songwriter and guitarist ..