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Swansea 1st December 2017

Friday 1 December, 5pm & 7.30pm Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea

Carol Ann Duffy & Gillian Clarke

Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy's new Christmas poem, Pablo Picasso's Noel follows the famous painter as he moves through a small town in the south of France on Christmas Eve. Zoology is Gillian Clarke�s ninth Carcanet collection, following her T. S. Eliot Prize-shortlisted Ice. Join us for one of the highlights of the year!

Full Price �12  Concessions �9   Swansea Passport to Leisure  �4

www.dylanthomas.com

01792 463980

Edinburgh 1st December 2017

18.00 Friday 1st December 2017

Blackwells Bookshop, 53-62South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1YS

House of Three poetry book launch. Admission free, no booking required.

House of Three launch two new books featuring poets Morgan Downie, Iain Matheson, Jonathan Bay, Jane Yolen, Fiona Ritchie Walker and Lynn Davidson.

Also Rachel Plummer�s debut House Press pamphlet, The Parlour Guide to Exo Politics.

Toronto 4th December 2017

Ryerson Feminist Hour with Jaclyn Friedman Unscrewed Book Launch and Talk
Monday, December 4th @ 6:30pm-8:0pm
Ryerson Student Learning Centre Amphitheatre
341 Yonge St
Free - all welcome
The venue is fully wheelchair accessible
416-462-1104

www.anotherstory.ca

Limerick 5th December 2017

The Dec 2017 �On the Nail� Literary Gathering

Tues 5th Dec at Chez le Fab, Arthur�s Quay Park, Limerick. Start 8pm

This month our guest is poet Knute Skinner plus the launch of RIVER PEOPLE � an anthology of writing from The Limerick Writers� Centre Creative Writing Class for Older People 201

Knute Skinner lives in Killaspuglonane, County Clare, his home for the past thirty-eight years. His poetry has appeared widely in Ireland, Britain, Australia and North America. He is the author of sixteen books of verse including a collected edition, Fifty Years: Poems 1957-2007, which appeared from Salmon. A memoir, Help Me to a Getaway, was published by Salmon in 2010.

River People � Edited by award winning poet Ron Carey, you will find within these pages stories and poems that lift the spirits, gentleness, poetic insight, tragedy, joy, loneliness, humour, love of life or simply love itself. Here you will find the work of some of the best writers and poets who attended our classes for older people during 2017.

Everyone is invited to take part in the open-mic after the main event, poets, storytellers, musicians and writers. Even if you don't write you are welcome to bring something along to read. The night begins at 8.00pm and admission is free. So join us on the night and make this event something special.

NOTE: Our special authors book table will again be in operation, so if you want your book, CD's etc publicised make sure you are represented on the table. Contact Dominic Taylor at 087 2996409 to make arrangements.

The Limerick Writers' Centre is currently unfunded and depends for revenue from sales of books and donations. 

Swansea 15th December 2017

Friday 15 December, 7pm

Christmas in Wales

Fluellen Theatre Company�s magical celebration, in words and music, of Christmases past and present, the second half of which includes their celebrated adaptation of Dylan Thomas� A Child�s Christmas In Wales. Running time: approximately 1 hour plus interval.

�6 Full Price   �4 Concessions  �2 Swansea Passport to Leisure

Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea