Brewery Poets

Literature |
25th May 2018

The poets are:   Kim Moore, John Foggin and Jean Harrison.

Kim Moore’s first collection ‘The Art of Falling’ was published by Seren in 2015 and won the 2016 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. Her poem ‘In That Year’ was shortlisted for the 2015 Forward Prize for Best Published Poem.  Her pamphlet If We Could Speak Like Wolves was a winner in the 2012 Poetry Business Pamphlet Competition.  She won an Eric Gregory Award in 2010 and a Northern Writers Award in 2014.

John Foggin lives in Ossett, West Yorkshire. His work has appeared in The North, The New Writer, Prole, and The interpreters house, among others, an in anthologies including The Forward Book of Poetry [2015, 2018].He publishes a poetry blog: the great fogginzo’s cobweb.

His poems have won first prizes in The Plough Poetry [2013,2014], the Camden/Lumen [2014], and McClellan [2015] Competitions respectively. In 2016 he was a winner of the Poetry Business International Pamphlet Competition judged by Billy Collins.

He has had published four pamphlets/chapbooks: Running out of Space [2014] Backtracks [2015], Larach (WardWood Publications) [2015] and Outlaws and fallen angels (Calder Valley Poetry) [2016], and two collections, Much Possessed (smith|doorstop) [2016], and Gap Year..co-authored with Andy Blackford (SPM Publications) [2017]

Jean Harrison has published two full collections of poems, Junction Road (Cinnamon 2009) and Terrain (Cinnamon 2012) .   She has also published two novels.  Her Poem ‘Woman on the Moon’ was shortlisted for the 2004 Forward Prize for the Best Single Poem.  Her most recent pamphlet is The Tilt, published by Wayleave Press in 2017.

 

DATES & TIMES

25th May 2018

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