November 27: poetry: Myra Schneider, Simon Richey; music: Fran McGillivray & Mike Burke


Blues, folk and original songs from Fran McGillivray & Mike Burke – frequent and well-loved performers at Fourth Friday




Myra Schneider has 5 published collections (Enitharmon), has been shortlisted for the Forward Prize, has edited several collections and co-runs Poetry in Palmer’s Green… ‘an essential poet: … her fusion of the domestic and the global… the sensual and the spiritual…’ (Acumen); ‘a sharp yet tender eye for the natural world… and the most       ordinary domestic object…’ (Artemis Poetry)

Poet, portrait

Poet, portrait

Simon Richey is featured in the current Poetry Review. His recent collection, Naming the Tree (Oversteps Books) has ‘the clarity of something that is looked at through water’ – to quote his poem ‘The Moment’.  These are ‘… attentive, lucid, moving poems…’ (Maura Dooley).

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