Friday, May 25, 2012

BRISTOL: Ash Dickinson book launch

Friday, May 25th, 2012, 8pm, FREE

The Lansdown,
8 Clifton Road,

After nearly two decades of writing, hundreds of shows and numerous awards, Ash Dickinson's wildly inventive and eclectic debut collection, Slinky Espadrilles, is being published by Burning Eye Books. To mark this event, Ash- a multiple slam champion, who has performed in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the USA- will perform and read from the book. Entry to the event is free.

“Brilliantly surreal invention...fabulous poems” - Edinburgh Evening News

"Impressive wordplay" - The Times

"Could do for poetry what Bill Hicks did for comedy" - The Skinny

"A very cool combination of rap, rhyme, repetition and wry wit...Dickinson proves not only to be an incredibly gifted poet, but also a great comedian with a sharp eye for social commentary" - Winnipeg Free Press

"Ash Dickinson is a Performance Poet for the Lost Generation. If you haven't seen him, you haven't seen performance poetry" - Federation Of Writers (Scotland)

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