Bradford-on-Avon's poem-and-a-pint night. Bring a poem, story or song to share, or just bring yourself.
All performers and listeners welcome: open mic slots always available.
Paul Deaton was runner-up in the 2010 Arvon International Poetry Prize judged by Carol Ann Duffy and winner of the SaveAs Writer's Prize 2016. Regularly published in The Spectator, and magazines including PN Review, The London Magazine and The Dark Horse, and is included in York NotesGCSE study guides. His debut collection, A Watchful Astronomy(Seren) published October 2017, is a Poetry Book Society winter recommended read.
Ramona Herdman's pamphlet Bottle, which is about intoxication and obsession, was published by HappenStance Press in November 2017. Her poem My name is Legion: for we are many won the Poetry Society's Hamish Canham prize 2017. Her first full collection Come what you wished for was published by Egg Box. She lives in Norwich and is a committee member for Cafe Writers.