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Alison Brackenbury: Wiltshire Reading


Thursday 25 Jul 2019, 19:30 to 22:00
Location:

The Swan Hotel
Bradford on Avon
Wiltshire
BA15 1LN

Description:

Come and join us at Bradford on Avon's popular reading series, Words & Ears. Bring a poem, story or song to share, or just bring yourself. All performers and listeners welcome: open mic slots always available. £4 on the door. 

Alison Brackenbury has published 10 poetry collections. Her work has won an Eric Gregory Award and a Cholmondeley Award. She has read at many major literary festivals, including StAnza, Ledbury and Cheltenham Literature Festival. Her 2016 Carcanet collection, Skies, featured in The Guardian and was one of The Observer's Poetry Books of the Year. Gillian Clarke recently wrote: 'Alison Brackenbury loves, lives, hymns and rhymes the natural world and its people like no other poet'. Alison's most recent collection, Aunt Margaret's Pudding, (HappenStance Press, 2018) celebrated her grandmother. It was the basis of a BBC Radio 4 feature, What Sweetness Touched Your Tongue?, (June 2018), featured in Radio 4's Pick of the WeekGallop, her Selected Poems, is published by Carcanet (February 2019). It presents her favourites from 40 years of published poems.  

Find out more here.  

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