Katrina Naomi

Penzance poetry parlour is back

Katrina’s next Penzance Poetry Parlour on Sun 8 September features Sarah Cave and Ann Gray.

Sarah Cave is a poet, editor & academic living in a wood in Cornwall. Her poetry and criticism has appeared in Poetry London, Oxford Poetry and Shearsman. Her publications include like fragile clay (Guillemot Press, 2018), An Arbitrary Line (Broken Sleep Books, 2018) & Perseverance Valley (Knives, Forks and Spoons, forthcoming).

Ann Gray won the 2017-18 Smiths Doorstep Book & Pamphlet competition with I Wish I Had More Mothers. Her poems have been selected for the Forward Prize Anthology and won the Ballymaloe Poetry Prize. She is poet-in-residence at Cambridge University Botanic Gardens and is co-director of the Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival. She lives in Cornwall and cares for people with dementia. Her most recent full collection is At The Gate (Headland, 2008).

Penzance Poetry Parlour opens its doors at 7 pm, readings begin at 7.30, followed by cava and popcorn, and a Q&A. Entry is by a donation of £6 minimum on the door. Penzance Poetry Parlour is at 40 St James Street, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 2BU. The night is hosted by Katrina Naomi.

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