Poetry plans

Life as I’d like it to be is on the horizon, at last.  By way of a celebration, I’ve booked some poetry jollydays:

Ten Years of Nine Arches Press: a Celebration
At just over £20 for my all-day ticket and return rail travel to Birmingham, it’s a snip (and I shan’t feel quite so guilty if I splurge on books, will I?).  I’m particularly looking forward to Josephine Corcoran‘s launch reading from What Are You After? and to meeting her in the real world, at last.  I’m hoping my pre-ordered copy will arrive in the post before 23rd June, so I can get it signed.

Ledbury Poetry Festival has been on my Wish List since I began growing it, last year. I’ve plumped for an overnight stay on 5th July, thus splitting the ‘leisurely’ return journey along the A46 and enjoying a night’s B & B in a lovely country cottage I’m delighted to have discovered on Airbnb.  Here’s my chosen itinerary:

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Closer to home, I’m pleased to be part of the editorial team for an exciting new publication from Soundswrite Press:

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If you’re making poetry travel plans, I’d love to hear about them in the comments box below.

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5 thoughts on “Poetry plans

  1. I might go to the 1st weekend in the Ledbury, then I’m joining in with Newark Bookfest. A lot depends on whether I finish the academic year feeling energetic enough! Haven’t been to Ledbury for ages, and I hope you enjoy it – certainly they get some great readers in.

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    • I’m looking forward to my first Ledbury, after wanting to go for such a long time. Hope you’re not too tired to enjoy summer events, Rennie x

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