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Damson Poets

Wednesday, 30 October 2019 - 7:30pm

 

Damson Poets is on Wednesday the 30th October and will be held in the Snug. This month we welcome Jane Routh and Mike Cracknell.

 

Jane Routh has published four collections (most recently Listening to the Night 2018). She won the Poetry Business Book and Pamphlet Competition with her first collection, and has been shortlisted for a Forward Prize and had a Poetry Book Society Recommendation.

Jane contributes articles and reviews to several journals and has also published a prose book, Falling into Place, on wildlife, weather and work in the rural area where she lives in north Lancashire, managing an area of ASNW and new woodlands.

 

https://youtu.be/s-955-_rtD8

 

Mike Cracknell who was born in Suffolk but has lived in the Preston area for 86% of his life. He started writing poetry for amusement about 25 years ago and later started to take it more seriously. His work has appeared in anthologies published by such as Headland, Poetry Monthly Press and Clan-U Press. He enjoys performing and has read at many venues in the northwest and further afield.  He has also had three plays performed and was involved with an arts show on Preston FM for almost ten years. He is currently Secretary of Preston Arts Association.

 

There will be open mic slots for people to sign up for on the night. Each slot is a maximum of 5 minutes. The start time is 7-30pm and we finish at 9-30pm. Free entry.

 

Contact Terry at tsqdor@hotmail.com for any further information.

 
 
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