Bad Language is back on August 30th at our new regular venue Gullivers with headliner Ian Humphreys and our heroic open mic stars.
Ian Humphreys has been shortlisted three times for the Bridport Prize and has won the Hamish Canham Prize and the PENfro Poetry Competition. Ian is making waves as a fellow of the third incarnation of The Complete Works, a national mentoring scheme supporting exceptional black and Asian poets. The fruits of this fellowship will be featured in Bloodaxe’s much-anticipated poetry anthology Ten: Poets of the New Generation. He’s is a graduate of Manchester Writing School and has been published in Ambit, The Rialto and Butcher’s Dog – look out for Ian in the forthcoming Magma 69: The Deaf Issue.
We enjoyed a packed-out debut monthly event at Gullivers in July following our move from our previous long-term home at The Castle. Don’t miss this month’s return to our brilliant new space.
Thanks everyone for your open mic applications. Stand by your emails: our readers will be announced shortly.