Laudanum Book Launch and First Birthday Party

Laudanum Book Launch and First Birthday Party

Fri 13 Oct 19:30

THE MAIN ROOM

Expect nothing less than 'Death by Hearts and Flowers' (Abigail Parry), the gashed turf and mirrored wings of 'Pikey' (Frances Lock) and groundbreaking investigation: MOTHERBABYHOME, (Kimberly Campanello).

Readings at 7:30pm. 

About the authors:

Abigail Parry's poems have been set to music, tipped onto London from a helicopter, translated into Spanish and Japanese, broadcast on BBC and RTE Radio, and widely published in journals and anthologies. She has won a number of prizes and awards for her work, including the Ballymaloe Prize, the Troubadour Prize and an Eric Gregory Award. Her first collection, Jinx, will be published by Bloodaxe in 2018.

Fran Lock is the author of three poetry collections, Dogtooth (Out Spoken Press, 2017), The Mystic and the Pig Thief (Salt Publishing, 2014), and Flatrock (Little Episodes Publishing, 2011). She is the winner of the Ambit Poetry Competition 2014, and her poem Last Exit to Luton came third in the 2014 National Poetry Competition.

Kimberly Campanello was born in Elkhart, Indiana. Her most recent poetry book is Hymn to Kali (Eyewear Publishing). Her play Constance and Eva – about the revolutionary sisters Constance Markievicz and Eva Gore-Booth – will run at Bread and Roses Theatre in London in September 2017. She is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at York St John University.

Expect nothing less than 'Death by Hearts and Flowers' (Abigail Parry), the gashed turf and mirrored wings of 'Pikey' (Frances Lock) and groundbreaking ...

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