The Wales launch of Chris Kinsey’s new poetry pamphlet, Muddy Fox (Rack Press). Joined by Nicholas Murray, poet, biographer, fiction writer and founder of Rack Press and poet and visual artist, Nicky Arscott.

Newtown poet and previous Writer in Residence at Oriel Davies, Chris Kinsey has written three poetry collections: Kung Fu Lullabies and Cure for a Crooked Smile (Ragged Raven Press) and Swarf (Smokestack Books). Chris is a celebrated nature poet; she was the BBC Wildlife Poet of the year 2008, won Natur Cymru’s prose competition in 2012 and writes a regular Nature Diary for Cambria.

Nicky Arscott published her poetry pamphlet Soft Mutation with Rack Press in 2015. She has recently had poetry comics published in Poetry WalesNew Welsh Review and INK BRICK, and one of her poetry comic pieces is currently being exhibited as part of the Imaginary Worlds exhibition at Oriel Davies. She lives in Llanbrynmair.

Nicholas Murray’s latest poetry pamphlet is The Migrant Ship (Melos). He was the winner in 2015 of the Basil Bunting poetry prize and lives in Kinnerton, Powys where he runs, with his wife Susan Murray, the award-winning poetry pamphlet press, Rack Press.

All Welcome!