Festival of Words Poet Fest

26 January only
Join us on the 26 January at North Bridlington Library from 11am - 12.30pm, for a poetry extravaganza, where we celebrate all of our winning poets, hear from our judges and listen to the prize winning poems. We'll also be sharing details of poetry work with schools as part of the Festival of Words.

POET FEST

Festival of Words


Join us on the 26 January at North Bridlington Library from 11am - 12.30pm, for a poetry extravaganza, where we celebrate all of our winning poets, hear from our judges and listen to the prize winning poems. We'll also be sharing details of poetry work with schools as part of the Festival of Words.

TICKETS £2
Includes light refreshments | Under 16s free

ABOUT THE JUDGE
James Nash is a writer and a poet. Sharing his time between Leeds and Bridlington, his third collection of poems, Coma Songs was published in 2003 and reprinted in 2006.
He has two poems in Branch-Lines (Enitharmon Press 2007) among fifty contemporary poets, including Seamus Heaney and U. A. Fanthorpe. In 2012 his selected poems 'A Bit of An Ice Breaker' and a new five-star collection, 'Some Things Matter', were published by Valley Press. 'Cinema Stories' written with poet Matthew Hedley Stoppard was published in August 2015. It celebrates the history of cinema in Leeds, in a series of poems. His most recent collection 'A Bench for Billie Holiday' also from Valley Press was published in 2018.

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