This event will be held at the Maddermarket [Entrance St John’s Alley, Norwich NR2 1DR].Doors will be open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. We are suggesting a donation of £3 for those who attend. The venue includes a bar. It will be possible to sign up for an open mic slot when you arrive.

Sarah Mnatzaganian is an Anglo Armenian poet. Her debut pamphlet, Lemonade in the Armenian Quarter (Against the Grain Poetry Press) was launched to a sell-out audience at Topping & Company, Ely and won the 2022 Saboteur Best Poetry Pamphlet Award. She lives in Ely with her cello maker husband, Robin, and runs the local Stanza group.



Andrew Hook is a European writer who has been published extensively in the independent press since 1994 in a variety of genres, with over 170 short stories in print, including notable appearances in Ambit and Interzone. His fiction has been reprinted in anthologies including Best British Horror 2015 and Best British Short Stories 2020, has been shortlisted for British Fantasy Society awards, and he was longlisted for the Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize in 2020. As editor/publisher, he has won three British Fantasy Society awards and he also has been a judge for the World Fantasy Awards. Most recent publications include several noir crime novels through Head Shot Press, a novella written in collaboration with the legendary San Francisco art collective known as The Residents, and his tenth short story collection, Candescent Blooms (Salt Publishing) which garnered a five star review in The Telegraph. He can be found at or Twitter @AndrewHookUK