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BPF 2017 - Tara Bergin, Liz Berry, Lois P Jones

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Bristol Poetry Festival 2017

UNMISSIBLE POETRY READINGS: PART 1

Tara Bergin
was born and raised in Dublin city. In 2002 she moved to England. She won the Seamus Heaney First Collection Prize 2014 for
This Is Yarrow, now Tara’s second collection, The Tragic Death of Eleanor Marx, is a 2017 Poetry Book Society Recommendation and it’s shortlisted for The Forward Prize for Best Collection 2017.

Liz Berry, Black Country genius, won the Poetry London competition in 2012 and her debut collection Black Country won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection in 2014. When Liz read at Bristol Poetry Festival in 2015 the beauty of her reading had the audience in raptures, don’t miss her!

Lois P Jones comes to Bristol Poetry Festival from South Pasadena, California, USA. Lois won the 2016 Bristol Poetry Prize with her dark, extraordinary poem Foal. She is the host of L.A. radio’s Poets Café (KPFK) and is the Poetry Editor for Kyoto Journal. Her debut collection, Night Ladder, was published this year.

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