Feb 28, 2017

Poetry Business poets at the Bath Hotel

On Tuesday March 14th 2017 two smith|doorstop poets, Jim Caruth and Stuart Pickford, will be reading at Writers in the Bath at the Bath Hotel, Sheffield, alongside Kate Carruthers Thomas. 

Tuesday March 14th at 7.30pm
The Bath Hotel, 66 Victoria St, Sheffield. S3 7QL
Come and listen to the work of two poets new to The Bath – and enjoy more of the work of Sheffield’s James Caruth. 
 Stuart Pickford is the recipient of an Eric Gregory Award. His first collection, The Basics, was published by Redbeck Press (2002) and shortlisted for the Forward Best First Collection Prize. His second collection is Swimming with Jellyfish just out from smith/doorstop. Stuart lives in Harrogate and teaches in a local comprehensive school.
Kate Carruthers Thomas is a poet and an academic. Her poetry draws on the interplay between landscape and emotion, on memory and on life's small events.  In 2014 Kate launched P.O.D. (Poems on Demand) as a way of raising funds for a Vietnam charity trek. Fifteen of her poems were recently published by Cinnamon Press in the anthology Trio and other poets and her debut collection, also with Cinnamon Press is forthcoming.
James Caruth was born in Belfast but now lives in Sheffield. His first collection A Stones Throw (Staple) was published 2007 followed by a long poem sequence Dark Peak by Longbarrow 2007. He has had two pamphlets published by Smith Doorstop, Marking the Lambs (2012) and The Death of Narrative was winner of the Poetry Business Competition 2014.

There will also be an Open Mic for poems based on  the theme of landscape.

Hosted this month by Jenny Hockey.

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