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London 16th November 2018

Final launch reading of 2018 from the Grey Hen Press anthology Songs for the Unsung at The Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton St,  London WC2H 9BX.  Friday 16th Nov, 7.30-9pm. Various contributors will read their poems, and others from the book, and we will celebrate with fizz and nibbles. All welcome!

Manchester 16th November 2018

Manchester Poets with copland smith

Fri 16 Nov 2018  7.45 to 9:30 [doors open 7.30]

Chorlton Library Manchester Rd, Chorlton M21 9PN

 floor poets    All welcome �3 / �1 

Guest poet:  Julia Deakin

JULIA DEAKIN was born in Nuneaton and meandered north via Manchester to Yorkshire where, after a misspent youth, she began writing poems. The Half-Mile-High Club (a 2007 Poetry Business competition winner), Without a Dog (Graft, 2008) and Eleven Wonders (Graft 2012) impressed poets as diverse as Simon Armitage, Anne Stevenson, Ian MacMillan and Michael Symmons Roberts. She has won numerous prizes and featured twice on Poetry Please. Here she showcases her new collection Sleepless (Valley Press, 2018).