Monday, January 13, 2014

Next Buzzwords Sunday 9th February

Next Buzzwords - Sunday, February 9th
Workshop, led by Ros Barber 7pm

Guest readings and open mic 8pm

Guest poet: Ros Barber

Upstairs at The Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham

£5 waged, £3 unwaged

Ros Barber is author of verse novel The Marlowe Papers, published by Sceptre (2012) in the US and St Martins Press (2013) in the US.   In 2013, The Marlowe Papers was awarded the Desmond Elliott Prize, jointly awarded the Author’s Club Best First Novel Award, and long-listed for the Women’s Prize (formerly Orange Prize) for fiction. In 2011, pre-publication, it was joint winner of the Annual Calvin & Rose G Hoffmann Prize 2011 for a distinguished work on Christopher Marlowe.

She has also written three collections of poetry; the most recent (Material, 2008)  a Poetry Book Society Recommendation.  She taught creative writing for the University of Sussex for twelve years, and is currently a lecturer on the MA in Creative and Life Writing at Goldsmiths, London. She is known for her vivid, engaging readings.