Thursday, May 15, 2014

Next Buzzwords Sunday 1st June

Next Buzzwords - Sunday, 1st June
Workshop, led by Kate Fox, 7pm
Guest readings and open mic 8pm
Guest poet: Kate Fox

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

Kate Fox is a Northern stand up poet. Regular on Radio 4’s Saturday Live, she’s also been commissioned by The Verb on Radio 3, BBC2’s Daily Politics show and Chelsea Flower Show coverage, BBC1's Great North Passion, You and Yours, the Manchester Literature Festival, Humber Mouth Festival, BBC Online and many more. 
She can write to order at the drop of a stanza, but is also known for her energetic, comedic stand up sets and has performed everywhere from The Stand comedy clubs to the Latitude Festival, the Eden Project, Edinburgh and Prague Fringe Festivals. She's been Poet in Residence for the Glastonbury Festival, the Great North Run and a colostomy nurse's conference!
Her thoughtful, playful one woman shows about the news, running, Autism and not wanting children have been booked in venues across the country. Her poetry collection "Fox Populi" is published by Smokestack Books and has been described by Acumen as "Warm and witty", by Poetry Salzburg as "Funny, poignant and likeable" and  Critical Survey said 'Fox has a gift for anecdote, a lively ear that catches the nuances and shifting fashions of everyday speech, and a strong sense of rhythm and musicality.' 

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