Saturday, January 05, 2008

Poetry Bites at the MAC, Birmingham: Thursday 17th January

Poetry Bites at the MAC

January’s Poetry Bites guest, Eleanor Rees was born in Birkenhead, Merseyside in 1978. Her pamphlet collection Feeding Fire (Spout,Huddersfield,2001) received an Eric Gregory Award in 2002. Her first full-length collection, Andraste’s Hair (Salt Publishing,2007) was shortlisted for the Forward Prize, 2007. Eleanor works as a poet in the community for the Windows Project and is a member of The Word Hoard, Huddersfield. Eleanor also teaches creative writing at Edge Hill University and Liverpool Centre for Continuing Education. She lives in Liverpool.

Visit Eleanor's website.

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.

Thursday 17th January
MAC, Birmingham

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