BRIGHTON POEM-A-THON – Sunday 11th December

Seasonal greetings! This Sunday I shall be one of 60 poets (including Grace Nichols, Sarah Howe & Sasha Dugdale) raising funds for the Refugee Council. Take a look at our Just Giving page: Please come and support us ( I’m reading at 6.50pm).

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Meanwhile, apologies for the long blog silence. I have been in Australia, USA and South Korea this year, accompanying Chris on three major art projects (see his website we’re back now and working on a new spring programme for VERT Institute (watch this space) and trying to make sense of the new (or one might say, now-illuminated) political landscape.

I am also reading my poetry at the Needlewriters, Lewes, on Thursday 12th January:


and delicious food and drink, at the Needlemakers Café, West Street, Lewes
Doors open 7 pm – readings begin 7.45 pm

Matthew De Abaitua (prose) Kay Syrad (poetry) Colin Bell (prose)