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Regular poetry events
Starting Saturday 11 January 2014
Fortnightly on Saturdays 3 - 5pm, Cafe Mezannine, Library of Birmingham
Free, drop in sessions.
Organised by the Library of Birmingham and Apples & Snakes, Poets' Place is an informal gathering of poets that meets twice a month. The Poets’ Place is an opportunity for local poets to meet like‐minded people, where poets can give and solicit feedback on poetry, or just sit back and write for a couple of hours without interruption. Poets’ Place can be used to make new friends, discover new poets, find out about poetry events, share and have your work critiqued, make useful connections, set a writing schedule...
Meet Joanna Skelt – Birmingham’s Poet Laureate
Wednesdays from 15 January 10am–3pm
Shakespeare Memorial Room
Meet Joanna as she works on her Birmingham Praise poem!
Poetry on Loan representative
Birmingham has two main Poetry on Loan representatives:
Sue Wilkinson, Birmingham Central Library firstname.lastname@example.org