Update: Unfortunately, Helen Mort will no longer be appearing tonight due to illness. However, the show will go on – we’ll have more open mic stars AND more of Joe and Fats compering in their own, er, unique styles!
We are delighted to bring Helen Mort, one of our very favourite poets to Bad Language this month for our last open mic event of the year. Scroll down for this month’s open mic list.
Helen Mort is a lecturer in the Manchester Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University. She has published two poetry collections with Chatto & Windus, ‘Division Street’ (2013) and ‘No Map Could Show Them’ (2016). Her first novel and short story collection are forthcoming and she recently edited ‘One For The Road: An Anthology of Pubs and Poetry’ with Stuart Maconie. In 2017, she won the Mslexia prize with her poem ‘Vanishing Point’.
Our OPEN MIC STARS this month will be: Adam Evans, Amy Kinsman, Hilary Robinson, Karl Lagen, Lauren Garland, Roger Baker, Ros Ballinger, The Guerrilla Fablist, Tom Rowe, Will Baldwin-Pask – every one of you is ALREADY BRILLIANT.