Saturday, December 19, 2015

Next Buzwords January 3rd 2016

Next Buzzwords Sunday, January 3rd

Workshop, led by Josephine Corcoran
Guest readings and open mic 8pm
Guest poet:  Josephine Corcoran

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

Josephine Corcoran's pamphlet The Misplaced House was published by tall-lighthouse in 2014.  She has written a radio play The Songs that Houses Sing (broadcast on BBC R4, 2000) and a stage play Jocasta (performed at The Chelsea Centre Theatre, London, 1997).  Her short story Algebra won first prize in the Ian St James Awards in 1996 and was broadcast on BBC R4.  After her MA in Creative at UEA (1997), Josephine taught writing at Chichester University.  In recent years, Josephine has taught writing and led workshops in community settings, adult education centres, and schools.   In 2013 - 2015 she worked for The Reader Organisation, setting up weekly read aloud groups in Wiltshire (where she lives) for people with dementia. She was chosen for the Aldeburgh Eight Advanced Seminar in 2015 and is person in charge at the poetry site And Other Poems.