Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Jane Holland reads at the MAC: Thursday 20th September

Poetry Bites

The MAC, Edgbaston, Birmingham
Thursday September 20th
7 - 7.30pm

Poets on Fire editor Jane Holland reads at the MAC in Birmingham. Popular open mic with guest poet night at the Midlands Arts Centre. Jane Holland reads from her new poetry collection 'Boudicca & Co' (Salt 2006) and brand-new poems.

Bring your own poems and read them to a supportive audience!

Jane Holland, September’s Poetry Bites guest, was once a semi-professional snooker player ranked 24th in the world before she retired from the sport in 1995. She has won an Eric Gregory Award for her poetry. Her first collection was published by Bloodaxe and her novel, Kissing the Pink, was published by Sceptre in 1999. Jane currently lives in Warwickshire where she is working on a second novel and editing Poets on Fire, an online poetry resource. Her latest collection Boudicca & Co is published by Salt.

Poetry Bites, hosted by Jacqui Rowe, also includes floor spots where you can share your own poetry with an appreciative audience. Please arrive early to book a spot.

Tickets: £5.00 (£4.00)

Sign in from 6.30pm if you want to read. Please check MAC site for tickets, directions etc., by clicking this link:


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