Category Archives: Poetry readings

The loss of language and the language of loss

At the Hay Festival last week I listened to two poetry readings, one after the other. Both, coincidentally, talked about the loss of language. Gillian Clarke, the National Poet of Wales, had also experienced the loss of language. Reading some … Continue reading

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Reading your writing

Tonight I’m doing my first poetry reading. Not on my own, thank goodness, but with a group of fellow writers from Poetica in Manchester at Manchester Museum. Being a novice it has been interesting trying to select which three poems … Continue reading

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