Author Archives: janetrogerson

Liz Berry, with commissions from Sophie Herxheimer, Kapka Kassobova & Tariq Latif; music from Archipelago: 17 November 2018

Free event at the Whitworth Art Gallery. All welcome. Liz Berry Liz Berry’s first book of poems, Black Country (Chatto 2014), described as a ‘sooty, soaring hymn to her native West Midlands’ (Guardian) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, received a Somerset … Continue reading

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Sean O’Brien and Deryn Rees-Jones with music from the Basilisk Duo: 6 October 2018

This is our annual collaboration with Manchester Literature Festival. Poets Sean O’Brien and Deryn Rees-Jones and RNCM’s The Basilisk Duo, saxophonists Freya Chambers and Simeon Evans will perform at the Whitworth Art Gallery on Saturday 6 October, 2.30-4.00. The event … Continue reading

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John Glenday, Ben Wilkinson, Keshia Starrett with music from Chris Davies and Andrew Mucha: 15 September 2018

Free event at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester all welcome, Saturday 15 September, 2.30-4.00. John Glenday John Glenday is the author of four poetry collections. The Apple Ghost (Peterloo Poets 1989) won a Scottish Arts Council Book Award and Undark, … Continue reading

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Workshop with John Glenday: Saturday 15 September 2018

Our next event is a workshop with John Glenday on the morning of Saturday 15 September 2018, 10.30-12.30 at the Whitworth Art Gallery. The fee for the workshop is £20. Please email davidborrot@btinternet.com to reserve a place. John Glenday John … Continue reading

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The Winners of the 2018 Poets & Players Competition

The winners of the 2018 Poets & Players Competition judged by Pascale Petit The Judge’s report on the competition and the winning poems: When Poets & Players asked me to judge their competition I happily agreed. It’s an organisation I … Continue reading

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Competition event with Pascale Petit, music from Arian Sadr: 12 May 2018

Please come along to our annual competition event where judge Pascale Petit will announce the winners who will read their winning poems. Pascale will also do a reading of her own work. The venue is the Whitworth Art Gallery, time … Continue reading

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Workshop with Karen McCarthy Woolf: 21 April 2018

Our next workshop is with Karen McCarthy Woolf on the 21 April 2018, 10.30-12.30 at the Whitworth Art Gallery. The fee is £20. To reserve a place please email davidborrott@btinternet.com Karen McCarthy Woolf Karen McCarthy Woolf was born in London … Continue reading

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