Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Next Buzzwords Sunday December 11th


Upstairs at the Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham

Workshop lead by Alicia Stubbersfield 7pm

Open mic and readings 8pm


Guest poets are our two Gloucestershire prize winners from The Buzzwords competition: Kathryn Alderman and Alicia Stubbersfield

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


Kathryn Alderman  is a Masters student of Creative & Critical Writing at the University of Gloucestershire and is writing her dissertation is on ecopoetry. She’s widely published in leading journals including Ink, Sweat & Tears, 14 Magazine, The Poetry Bus Magazine, Atrium Poetry and the Dear Politicians ecopoetry anthology due out Summer 2023. She's won the Cannon Poets’ ‘Sonnet or Not’ Competition, the 'Gloucestershire Prize' for Buzzwords Poetry Competition 2022 and is a runner-up in the 2022 Gloucestershire Writers' Network Competition. 

Alicia Stubbersfield’s fourth collection, The Yellow Table (Pindrop Press) was described by Andrew McMillan as a ‘book that cuts the pretension and is smart enough to wear its learning lightly.’ She lectured at Aberystwyth University, was Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Liverpool John Moores University and frequently tutors for The Arvon Foundation. She is working on her fifth collection, Enigma Machine.