Thursday, April 19, 2018

Next Buzzwords Sunday May 6th

Next Buzzwords, Sunday May 6th
7pm - workshop led by Jane Commane and Tania Hershman
 8pm - open mic and guest readings
Guest Poets:
Jane Commane and Tania Hershman
Upstairs at The Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham
Waged £5, unwaged £3

Jane Commane is a poet, editor and publisher. Her first full length collection, Assembly Lines, was published by Bloodaxe in 2018. In 2016, she was chosen to join Writing West Midlands’ Room 204 writer development programme. A graduate of the Warwick Writing Programme, for a decade she also worked in museums and archives. Jane is editor at Nine Arches Press, co-editor of Under the Radar magazine, and is co-author, with Jo Bell, of How to Be a Poet, a creative writing handbook (Nine Arches Press). In 2017 she was awarded a Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowship.

 Tania Hershman's debut poetry collection, Terms & Conditions, was published by Nine Arches Press in July 2017 and her third short story collection, Some Of Us Glow More Than Others, by Unthank Books. Tania is also the author of a poetry chapbook, Nothing Here Is Wild, Everything Is Open, and two short story collections, My Mother Was An Upright Piano, and The White Road and Other Stories, and co-author of Writing Short Stories: A Writers' & Artists' Companion (Bloomsbury, 2014). Tania is curator of short story hub ShortStops (, celebrating short story activity across the UK & Ireland, and has a PhD in creative writing inspired by particle physics. Hear her read her work on rshman and find out more here: