Poetry On Tap


Poetry on Tap features Jasmine Donahaye and Gemma June Howell
11 February 2010, 5:49 pm
Filed under: Events

Update: Please visit our Poetry on Tap photoset for photos from the lovely Mother’s Day/International Women’s Day afternoon and read the recap!

Photo: Sam Christie

This special poetry-filled event celebrated International Women’s Day! Taking place on Sunday, 14th March, 2pm at The Promised Land (Windsor Place, Cardiff), Poetry on Tap featured poets JASMINE DONAHAYE and GEMMA JUNE HOWELL.

JASMINE DONAHAYE is the author of Self-portrait as Ruth (Salt), a lament on Israel/Palestine. With her first collection Misappropriations (Parthian) shortlisted for the Jerwood Aldeburgh Prize, she is currently writing a work of creative non-fiction entitled The Palestine or Orange-tufted Sunbird.

GEMMA JUNE HOWELL is the author of a collection of short stories, Inside the Treacle Well (Hafan Books). A finalist for the John Tripp Award for Spoken Poetry, she regularly performs her work at The Crunch and Jam Bones events.

You are welcome to share up to 2 poems at our popular Open Mic. Limited number of places, so be quick to ensure yourself a slot or you can try your luck at our Open Mic Lucky Dip!

Come and read in our lovely, loft-like venue, or simply relax with a beer and hear the words flow! Bring your friends and come join us for another fun Sunday soon.

£4 entry or £2 for open mic readers

Supported by Academi

March’s open mic prizes are generously donated by

Honno Press

and

Mslexia

[view the flyer]

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Poetry on Tap is Cardiff’s freshest monthly poetry and spoken word series, co-curated by Ivy Alvarez and Mab Jones. It provides a showcase for electric experimentation and lively risk-taking through poetry, with exciting and uncommon pairings between poets and spoken word artists.

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