Friday, June 22, 2018

Next Buzzwords Sunday July 15th

Next Buzzwords, Sunday July 15th

7pm - workshop led by David Clarke and Jennie Farley
8pm - open mic and guest readings
Guest Poets: David Clarke and Jennie Farley

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

David Clarke’s first pamphlet, Gaud, won the Michael Marks Award in 2013. His first collection, Arc, appeared with Nine Arches in 2015. A further pamphlet, Scare Stories was published by V Press in 2017. His poems have appeared in magazines such as Magma, Tears in the Fence, Long Poem Magazine and The Interpreter’s House. He is currently working on his second collection.

Jennie Farley is a poet, workshop leader and teacher. She lives in Cheltenham and is active in the local poetry scene. Her poetry has featured in magazines including New Welsh Review, Under the Radar, The Interpreter's House, Oxford Poetry, Prole, anthologies and online journals. She has performed her work at the a number of festivals, The Everyman Theatre and other local venues. She founded and runs NewBohemians@CharltonKings an arts club providing regular events of poetry, music, performance and workshops. Recently she was commissioned with 8 poets to write a poem for a national project Still Born initiated by Adinda van t'Klooster to raise awareness of stillbirth through art and poetry. Jennie's first collection My Grandmother Skating (Indigo Dreams Pub) was published 2016. Her new collection Hex is out 2018.

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