Sunday, September 16, 2012


Monday, September 17th, 2012, 7.30pm, FREE

The Western,
70 Western Road,

Nine Arches Press & Crystal Clear Creators present Leicester Shindig!
Bi-monthly Mondays at 

Guest Poets: Sarah Jackson, Angela France, Rory Waterman and Daniel Sluman

Open mic and poetry night - please sign up on the door for slots.

Sarah Jackson’s pamphlet, Milk (Pighog, 2008), was shortlisted for the Michael Marks Award and her work appears in various magazines and anthologies, including Voice Recognition: 21 Poets for the 21st Century (Bloodaxe, 2009). She is Lecturer in English at Nottingham Trent University. Pelt (Bloodaxe, 2012), is her first collection.

Daniel Sluman is a 25 year old poet based in Gloucestershire. Poems have been published in Cadaverine, Popshot, Shit Creek Review, & Orbis. He is the poetry editor of Dead Ink, and is on the editorial board for Iota. His debut collection, Absence has a weight of its own, is out now through Nine Arches Press. 

Angela France has had poems published in many leading journals and has been anthologised a number of times. Her third collection, Hide, is forthcoming in 2013 from Nine Arches Press. Angela is features editor of Iota and an editor of The Shit Creek Review. She also runs a monthly poetry cafĂ© in Cheltenham, ‘Buzzwords’.

Rory Waterman’s first collection, Tonight the Summer's Over, is forthcoming with Carcanet Press in 2013. Recent poems have appeared in the TLS, The Best British Poetry 2012 (Salt, 2012), New Poetries V (Carcanet, 2011) and elsewhere. He also co-edits New Walk magazine. He was born in Belfast in 1981.

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