John Freeman reading in Abergavenny


DSC_2480editedJohn Freeman will be reading alongside Clare Potter at the Hen & Chicks in Abergavenny on Tuesday 16th May. Details:

Hen & Chicks, Flannel Street, Abergavenny

Tuesday 16th May         8pm

John Freeman grew up in South London and studied English at Cambridge. He lived in Yorkshire before moving to Wales where he taught for many years at Cardiff University. He has published eleven collections of poems and will be launching his most recent books, What Possessed Me  and Strata Smith and the Anthropocene. Also a critic John, has published recent appreciations on Jim Burns and Henry Lyman, as well as an earlier book of essays, The Less Received: Neglected Modern Poets. In 2013 John Freeman won third prize in the National Poetry Competition.

Clare Potter writer and performance poet. Clare taught for a number of years in New Orleans and got her MA in Afro-Caribbean literature from the University of Southern Mississippi. She recently performed at the Smithsonian Folk-Life Festival in Washington D.C. and frequently works on collaborative projects. Her interests are sound and memoir. Publications include Spilling Histories.

Resident MC Paul Worthington.

Entry £5                              Supported by Literature Wales