Sunday, March 9, 2014

Next Buzzwords Sunday 6th April

Next Buzzwords - Sunday, 6th April

Workshop, led by Carrie Etter, 7pm
Guest readings and open mic 8pm
Guest poet:  Carrie Etter

Upstairs at The Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham
£5 waged, £3 unwaged

Originally from Normal, Illinois, Carrie Etter spent thirteen years in southern California before moving to England in 2001. She has published three collections, Imagined Sons (Seren, 2014), Divining for Starters (Shearsman, 2011), and The Tethers (Seren, 2009), and edited the anthology, Infinite Difference: Other Poetries by UK Women Poets (Shearsman, 2010). Her poems have appeared in The New Statesman, Poetry Review, The Rialto, The Times Literary Supplement and many other journals in the UK and US. Since 2004 she has taught creative writing at Bath Spa University. Of her new book, Imagined Sons, Bernard O'Donoghue says, "This quite extraordinary book by a writer of great imagistic power and skill leaves a mark on the reader which is ineradicable. These are poems of the utmost importance."

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