Sunday, October 14, 2018

Next Buzzwords Sunday November 4th

Next Buzzwords Sunday November 4th

7pm - workshop led by Graham Burchell
8pm - open mic and guest readings
Guest Poet:
Graham Burchell

Upstairs at The Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham

Waged £5, unwaged £3

Graham Burchell was born in Canterbury and now lives in South Devon. He has an M.A. in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University. Following his Pindrop publication, ‘The Chongololo Club’, his third collection ‘Kate' and his fourth ‘Cottage Pi’ (one of the winners of the inaugural Sentinel poetry book competition) were published in 2015. He was the 2012 Canterbury Festival Poet of the Year, a 2013 Hawthornden Fellow, winner of the 2015 National Stanza competition, runner up in the BBC Proms Poetry Competition 2016 and third prize winner in the 2017 Bridport Prize. His poem ‘Resurrection’ was also highly commended in the best single poem category of the 2018 Forward Prizes.

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