Forthcoming Events

Our guest on Friday 8th September is:

Tania Hershman

Tania Hershman’s debut poetry collection, Terms & Conditions, was published by Nine Arches Press in July 2017. Her third short story collection, Some Of Us Glow More Than Others was published in May 2017 by Unthank Books. Tania is also the author of a poetry chapbook, and two short story collections, and co-author of Writing Short Stories: A Writers’ & Artists’ Companion (Bloomsbury, 2014). Tania is curator of ShortStops (, celebrating short story activity across the UK & Ireland. She is based in the north of England and currently completing a PhD in creative writing inspired by particle physics.

Your host for the evening will be:

Becci LouiseBecci Louise is a poet, performer, storyteller and educator living in Reading. She has written for the stage as well as the page and her first poetry play, A City of Foxes was given Arts Council Funding and performed at the Roundhouse in 2015. Becci has had her poetry published in Cannon’s Mouth Magazine, Dreamcatcher and The Dawn Treader and her first collection, Octopus Medicine is out in September with Two Rivers Press. She has hosted events for the Reading Literature Festival and is very much looking forward to hosting for Poet’s Cafe!


PS, the following Poets’ Café will be on 13th October 2017

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Doors open at 8.00 pm. Entry costs £5 and £4 for concessions.

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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.