Poetry Happening Near You

Who we are

Poetry on Loan is not run by a committee. Our meetings include representatives from each library authority in the West Midlands region - everyone is involved, from the huge Birmingham Libraries to tiny Telford and Wrekin.

Roles and responsibilities

Some people do have particular roles and responsibilities:

Chair: Mirka Duxberry

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Shropshire Libraries. Mirka has been involved in Poetry on Loan since 2008.

Treasurer: Anne-Marie Dossett

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Herefordshire Libraries. Anne-Marie has been one of the driving forces behind PoL for several years.

Co-ordinator: Brenda Read-Brown

Brenda Read-Brown

Brenda is a poet herself, but spent many years as a project manager.

Brenda was at one time the Herefordshire PoL representative, and has been PoL co-ordinator since 2008.