Tuesday, September 06, 2011


Sunday, 18th September, 2011, 7.30pm, FREE
The Jam Café,
Heathcote Street,

Nine Arches Press & LeftLion present Nottingham Shindig!

WITH SPECIAL GUEST WRITERS: Angela France, Tom Warner and Joel Lane

Angela France has had poems published in many of the leading journals, in the UK and abroad, and has been anthologised a number of times. She has an MA in ‘Creative and Critical Writing’ from the University of Gloucestershire and is studying for a PhD. Her second collection, Occupation is available from Ragged Raven Press. Angela is features editor of Iota and an editor of ezine The Shit Creek Review. She also runs a monthly poetry café in Cheltenham, ‘Buzzwords’ 

Tom Warner was born in Mansfield in 1979. In 2001 he won an Eric Gregory Award and graduated from the University of East Anglia’s Creative Writing MA with a Distinction. His poetry has appeared in a number of publications and magazines, including The Rialto and Stand, and in 2009-10 he was Poet in Residence for Newark-on-Trent. He currently lives in Norwich where he teaches creative writing.

Joel Lane lives in Birmingham and works as a journalist. He is the author of two novels, three collections of short stories, a novella, a chapbook, and three collections of poetry, the most recent of which is The Autumn Myth (Arc). Joel has co-edited (with Steve Bishop) the crime and suspense fiction anthology Birmingham Noir. His latest publication is Do Not Pass Go – a collection of crime stories as part of the Hotwire short-story pamphlet series (Nine Arches Press).

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