Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Next Buzzwords Sunday April 8th

Next Buzzwords, Sunday April 8th
7pm - workshop (leader TBA)
 8pm - open mic and guest readings
Guest Poet: Roy McFarlane

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

Roy McFarlane was born in Birmingham of Jamaican parentage and spent most of his years living in Wolverhampton and the surrounding Black Country. He has held the role of Birmingham’s Poet Laureate, Starbucks and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Poet in Residence. He was commended by the Winchester Poetry Prize 2017 for ‘1999 – Parts of a broken man’. His publications include writer and editor of Celebrate Wha? Ten Black British Poets from the Midlands (Smokestack 2011) and Beginning With Your Last Breath (Nine Arches Press 2016). Roy’s presently completing his MA in Writing Poetry with The Poetry School and Newcastle University.

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