Thursday, August 25, 2022

Next Buzzwords Sunday September 11th

Next Buzzwords Sunday September 11th

Upstairs at the Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham

Workshop lead by Tina Cole 7pm

Open mic and readings 8pm

Guest poets Tina Cole and Clifford Liles

 pay on the door, £5 waged, £3 unwaged.


Tina Cole is a poet and reviewer who has led workshops with both adults and children. In 2020 she won the Yaffle Press Poetry Competition, her second collection, Forged/ Yaffle Press followed in Autumn 2021.

Her published poems have appeared in U.K. magazines such as, Brittle Star, Creative Countryside, Poetry CafĂ©, Mslexia, Aesthetica, the Guardian newspaper and in many poetry anthologies. She has also won a number of other national poetry competitions. Currently she is finalising her M.A. in creative writing/ poetry  at Manchester Metropolitan University.


Clifford Liles lives in Hereford but has travelled, lived and worked in several countries. His poems have been published in Acumen, Orbis, Poetry Salzburg Review, London Grip, The Cannon’s Mouth and Dream Catcher. His collection of poems The Thin Veneer was published by Dempsey & Windle in July 2022.