Poetry Wales on Tour: Gladstone’s Library
Join the new editor of Poetry Wales magazine, Jonathan Edwards, as he introduces a range of poets appearing in the magazine’s new and forthcoming issues. Poetry Wales recently celebrated its 55th birthday and is one of the leading poetry magazines in the UK. Come along to this special event to experience the work of an exciting range of new and established poets, and to find out more about Wales’s leading poetry magazine. Everyone welcome!
Jonathan Edwards’s first collection, My Family and Other Superheroes (Seren, 2014), received the Costa Poetry Award and the Wales Book of the Year People’s Choice Award. His second collection, Gen (Seren, 2018), also received the Wales Book of the Year People’s Choice Award. He has read his poems on BBC radio and television and at festivals around the world, recorded them for the Poetry Archive and led workshops in schools, universities and prisons. He lives in Crosskeys, South Wales. He has been selected to selected for Literature Wales’ 2020 Writers’ Bursaries and Mentoring Scheme.
With readings from Robbie Burton, Briony Collins, Glyn Edwards, Pat Edwards, Liz Lefroy, Michael Loveday, Vicky Morris, Evrah Rose and Di Slaney. Booking essential https://www.gladstoneslibrary.org/events/events-courses-list/an-evening-with-poetry-wales