Friday, February 19, 2016

Next Buzzwords: Sunday March 6th

Next Buzzwords Sunday March 6th

Workshop, led by Valerie Laws, 7pm
Guest readings and open mic 8pm
Guest poet:  Valerie Laws

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

Valerie Laws ( ): Northumbrian poet, crime novelist, science poetry installation artist, playwright and mathematician/physicist with four full poetry collections among her thirteen published books. She devises new poetic forms and science-themed poetry installations and commissions including the infamous Arts Council–funded Quantum Sheep, spray-painting haiku onto live sheep. 
Her recent collections THE FACEBOOK OF THE DEAD and especially ALL THAT LIVES arise from several funded Residencies with pathologists, neuroscientists and anatomists researching the science of dying. She featured in BBC2’s Why Poetry Matters and performs worldwide live and in the media. Prizes and awards include a Wellcome Trust Arts Award, two Northern Writers’ Awards and many poetry prizes.    

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