Cheltenham Lit Fest & Corinium Radio

clf16-blueLooking forward to reading at this year’s Cheltenham Literature Festival.

The winner and runners-up (including me) of the the 2016 Gloucestershire Writers’ Network competition will present a selection of writing inspired by the theme of ‘Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness’ at an event on Sunday 16th October (7-9pm,  Cheltenham Town Hall Drawing Room, details and booking here).

I’ve also been invited to read and chat on Corinium Radio – booked in for a studio session on 13th October. The programme (‘The Writers’ Room’) will be broadcast at 2pm on Mon, Wed and Fri the following week and then rebroadcast at 2.30pm on Mon, Wed and Fri the week after that. Show listings here:

Please give generously: Poem-A-Thon to raise funds for Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders

Poem-A-Thon-posterHappy to be performing at a poetry marathon fundraiser in London…

8 hours, 48 poets, 1 very good cause: Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders), the world’s leading emergency medical humanitarian aid organisation.

Come. Join in. Give money. Any/all of those things. We’ll be at  Ye Olde Rose and Crown theatre-pub in Walthamstow from 2pm till 10pm on Saturday 12th November. More details in the poster (right).

To donate, please head over to my Just Giving page. Many thanks!