Sunday, August 19, 2018

Next Buzzwords, Sunday September 2nd

Next Buzzwords, Sunday September 2nd

7pm - workshop led by Ross Cogan
8pm - open mic and guest readings
Guest Poets: Ross Cogan and Alison Brackenbury

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

Alison Brackenbury’s tenth collection is ‘Aunt Margaret’s Pudding’, (HappenStance Press, 2018). Its poems were one of the ingredients of a recent Radio 4 programme and were featured in ‘Pick of the Week’. ‘Gallop’, her Selected Poems, will be published by Carcanet in February 2019. 

Ross Cogan has published two collections, Stalin’s Desk and The Book I Never Wrote, with Oversteps; a third, Bragr, was published by Seren in July 2018. His verse play, Achyncourt, was performed in Cheltenham and Wantage and broadcast on local radio. works as a writer/researcher, as well as being a Director of the Cheltenham Poetry Festival. A Gregory Award winner, he has won the Exeter, Frogmore, Cannon Sonnet and Staple Prizes, and been placed in others. His poetry has appeared in The Guardian, Poetry London, PN Review, and a number of other journals.


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