Peter Barlow’s Cigarette

Saturday 16th November, 20:30 start. Town Hall Tavern, 20 Tib Lane, Manchester, M2 4JA .

Susan Birchenough has been writing poetry for about 3 years. She had a poem published in the English PEN anthology “Catechism ” and has been shortlisted for the Erbacce poetry prize in 2012 and 2013. She has a particular interest in experimental and visual poetry and is a self-employed permaculturist.

Charlotte Henson is a young writer from Greater Manchester currently living in London. She is widely published, including appearances in Award-winning zine Rising, The Morning Star, and Sculpted: Poetry of the North West. Her upcoming collection Every Street will be published by erbacce. She edits the zine Astronaut.

Lindsey Holland’s collection Particle Soup (2012) is available from The Knives Forks and Spoons Press. She co-edited the anthologySculpted: Poetry of the North West and edited the anthology Not On Our Green Belt. Her poetry and reviews have appeared in publications including Tears in the Fence, The New Writer, B O D Y, Estuary, Verse Kraken, Sabotage Reviews, Penning Perfumes, and Lung Jazz: Young British Poets for Oxfam. She studied Writing at the University of Warwick and now teaches poetry on the Creative Writing programme at Edge Hill University, where she is a PhD candidate. She is the founder member and driving force behind North West Poets.

Steven Waling is the author of Calling On the Phone, Travelator and Captured Yes. A new collection Hello GCHQ is forthcoming from Department.

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