#BadLanguage50: Jo Bell

Jo Bell

This is gonna be a special one. It’s our 50th regular Bad Language event, and we’re delighted to welcome back to our stage JO BELL.

Jo is an outspoken, well-spoken poetry pundit. She is the UK Canal Laureate for the Poetry Society and the Canals & Rivers Trust. Her 52 Project won Best One-Off Event at the 2015 Saboteur Awards.  Her new collection Kith is out now.

“Witty, sexy and deft, Jo Bell’s verse has an easy charm that hides a sometimes painful honesty… Kith is a wonderful collection.” Stuart Maconie

“Jo Bell is one of the most exciting poets now writing and no time is wasted in the company of her work.” Carol Ann Duffy

Open Mic:

Charlotte Maxwell
Adam Farrer
Kate Feld
Maggie Mackay
Amy Whitell
Yvonne Battle-Felton
Sarah Jasmon
Naomi Kruger
Annette Skade
Robert Harper

#BadLanguage50
Wed 24 June 2015 7.30pm
The Castle, Manchester
Free entry

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