8th April 2024 Isobel Dixon and Laura McKee

This event will take place on Zoom. It will begin at 7.30pm. Please book tickets and an open mic slot through the Eventbrite link which will appear on our Home Page around ten days before the date. Isobel Dixon grew up in South Africa, where her debut, Weather Eye,...

10th July 2023 Jane Burn and Rachael Clyne

This event will begin at 7.30pm, it will take place on Zoom. Please book tickets and an Open Mic slot through the Eventbrite link which will appear on our Home Page ten days before the date. Jane Burn is a working class, pansexual, autistic person, poet, artist,...

13th March 2023 Jennifer Wong and the Competition Winners

This event will begin at 7.30pm. Please book tickets through the Eventbrite link which will appear on our home page 10 days before the event.     Jennifer Wong was born and grew up in Hong Kong, she is the author of several collections including Goldfish...

13th December 2021 Caleb Parkin and Cat Woodward

Events begin at 7.30pm on Zoom. Please book tickets through the Eventbrite link on our home page 10 days before the date. Caleb Parkin, Bristol City Poet 2020 - 22, won second prize in the National Poetry Competition 2016, the Winchester Poetry Prize 2017 and other...

14th June 2021 – Rishi Dastidar and Jill Abram.

This event will take place through Zoom. See Home Page from ten days before the event to book. A poem from Rishi Dastidar’s debut Ticker-tape was included in The Forward Book of Poetry 2018. A pamphlet, the break of a wave, was published by Offord Road Books in 2019....

Winners of the 2018 Café Writers Open Poetry Competition

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 Café Writers Open Poetry Competition, judged by Daljit Nagra. Daljit writes: The Café Writers Competition, from its title implies a local manner, yet the entries were truly international. I loved judging this...

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10th July 2023 Jane Burn and Rachael Clyne

This event will begin at 7.30pm, it will take place on Zoom. Please book tickets and an Open Mic slot through the Eventbrite link which will appear on our Home Page ten days before the date. Jane Burn is a working class, pansexual, autistic person, poet, artist,...

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13th March 2023 Jennifer Wong and the Competition Winners

This event will begin at 7.30pm. Please book tickets through the Eventbrite link which will appear on our home page 10 days before the event.     Jennifer Wong was born and grew up in Hong Kong, she is the author of several collections including Goldfish...

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13th December 2021 Caleb Parkin and Cat Woodward

Events begin at 7.30pm on Zoom. Please book tickets through the Eventbrite link on our home page 10 days before the date. Caleb Parkin, Bristol City Poet 2020 - 22, won second prize in the National Poetry Competition 2016, the Winchester Poetry Prize 2017 and other...

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14th June 2021 – Rishi Dastidar and Jill Abram.

This event will take place through Zoom. See Home Page from ten days before the event to book. A poem from Rishi Dastidar’s debut Ticker-tape was included in The Forward Book of Poetry 2018. A pamphlet, the break of a wave, was published by Offord Road Books in 2019....

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Winners of the 2018 Café Writers Open Poetry Competition

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 Café Writers Open Poetry Competition, judged by Daljit Nagra. Daljit writes: The Café Writers Competition, from its title implies a local manner, yet the entries were truly international. I loved judging this...

read more