Our next Bad Language is on September 25th with Jean Sprackland.
Jean Sprackland is winner of the Costa Poetry Award and the Portico Prize for Non-Fiction in 2012. Her books have also been shortlisted for the Forward Prize, the TS Eliot Prize and the Whitbread Award. She teaches creative writing at Manchester Metropolitan University and the Arvon Foundation. She is also Chair of the Poetry Archive, the world’s premier online collection of recordings of poets reading their work.
Open mic applications are closed for this event. Watch this space for the names of this month’s wonderful open mic performers.
“‘These poems are exact and well-made, their lightness of touch often given drive by a fierce vocabulary.’ – Peter Scupham, The Literary Review on Green Noise