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New North Poets & Clare Pollard with special guest Caroline Bird

Saturday 13 January 2018, 3:30 pm5:30 pm

The Poetry School and New Writing North present a free reading from the New North Poets, their mentor Clare Pollard and special guest Caroline Bird!


The New North Poets are a group of talented poets from the North of England, selected for a New Writing North / Poetry School mentoring scheme with lead tutor Clare Pollard.


The 2017/19 New North Poets are Michael Brown, Elizabeth Gibson, Jasmine Chatfield, Rosa Walling-Wefelmeyer and Maria Isakova-Bennett.


Clare Pollard is the editor of Modern Poetry in Translation. Her latest collection is Incarnation (Bloodaxe, 2017).


Caroline Bird has had five collections published with Carcanet. Her latest, In These Days of Prohibition, is shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize, which will be awarded two days after this reading!


Tickets are free, but should be booked in advance. Email [email protected] to be added to the guest list!

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