Crafty Crows ~ Online Poetry ~ Sophie Sparham & Ben Poppy, plus open-mic
Oct 6, 2021 at 19:00 — 21:00 (BST)
The Gloucestershire Poetry Society presents our regular online event, 'Crafty Crows', hosted by Josephine Lay, on Wednesday 6th October 2021, from 7.00pm until 9.00pm, Featuring Sophie Sparham & Ben Poppy, plus open-mic. Via Zoom (Technical stuff by Jason Conway)
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To reserve an open-mic slot for this event, please email, email@example.com (first come, first served). Open-mic slots will be one poem, 3 minutes max. (please stick to this, as we don't want to have to cut people off). Please be aware that Crafty Crows is recorded, and subsequently posted via youtube...
Sophie Sparham is a writer from Derby. She has written commissions for BBC Radio 4, The V&A and The People’s History Museum.
Sophie co-hosts the poetry night ‘Word Wise’ which won Best Spoken Word Night at the 2019 Saboteur Awards. Last year she became the first poet to perform at the metal festival Bloodstock Open Air.
Her latest collection, The Man Who Ate 50,000 Weetabix was released to great acclaim in April 2021 by Verve Poetry Press.
Ben Poppy is a playwright/film maker and poet, who has recently had his second collection of poetry published, We Are Frankenstein. He deals with a variety of subjects, from mental health, social issues and describing the ongoings within the city of London which he loves, and where he currently resides. His second collection mainly deals with life under lockdown and all that came with it.