ROSIE JACKSON’s first full collection of poetry The Light Box came out in March 2016 (Cultured Llama), following her pamphlet What the Ground Holds (Poetry Salzburg, 2014). Other books include Fantasy: The Literature of Subversion, The Eye of the Buddha, Frieda Lawrence, and Mothers Who Leave. Her memoir The Glass Mother comes out in Nov 2016. Passionate about the healing power of the creative arts, Rosie has taught in many venues – the University of East Anglia, Skyros Writers’ Lab, – and in community and health settings. In 2015-16, she won awards in several competitions including First Prize in the Berkshire Music & Arts Festival, Joint First Prize in the Bath Poetry Café, the Hilly Cansdale Award at Wells Literature Festival, Second Prize in the Battered Moons, Highly Commended at Torbay. ‘Stonking good poems.’ (Jo Bell.) www.rosiejackson.org.uk
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WENDY KLEIN left the U.S. in 1964. A retired psychotherapist, she has spent most of her adult life in England. She has two collections from Cinnamon Press: Cuba in the Blood (2009), Anything in Turquoise (2013) and a third, Mood Indigo, from Oversteps Books.
PS, the following Poets’ Café will be on 8th December 2017
Doors open at 8.00 pm. Entry costs £5 and £4 for concessions.
Photographs of the event may be taken for use on social media.
Dates for 2017 are: 13th January, 10th February, 10th March, 14th April, 12th May, 9th June, 14th July, 11th August, 8th September, 13th October, 10th November, 8th December.