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Reading Cancellations

Today, with delivery of copies of the 1st edition of Heft expected, is a perplexing one for me. Having worked hard to secure readings across the country to accompany the launch of my first full collection of poetry I've now had to see them cancelled, one after another due to the coronavirus outbreak. Don't misunderstand me, the cancellations are utterly correct in the circumstances - but it's still hard for me to take.


For the sake of clarity I'm blogging details of the curent position with previously advertised readings and events up to the end of August:


19th March 2020 at Wallasey Central Library, Wirral EVENT CANCELLED


1st April 2020 Guest reading at Poetry & Prose, Stockport EVENT CANCELLED


2nd April 2020 Joint reading with Kemal Houghton First Thursday, Lingham's Bookshop, Heswall, Wirral EVENT CANCELLED


16th April 2020 Joint Chester launch reading of Heft with Kemal Houghton EVENT CANCELLED


22nd April 2020 Guest Poet, Ye Olde Murenger House, Newport EVENT CANCELLED


23rd April 2020 Guest Poet, Poems & Pints, Imperial Hotel, Merthyr Tydfil EVENT CANCELLED


CANCELLATIONS PENDING BUT NOT YET CONFIRMED

(please check my web site for up to date information)


21st April 2020 Guest Poet, Poetry Upstairs at the Trading Post, Abergavenny


27th May 2020 Joint reading with Kemal Houghton, Verbatim, Bishop's Castle


PENDING EVENTS DELAYED


Red Squirrel Press launch reading, Edinburgh


Red Squirrel Press launch reading, Glasgow


From Monday Heft will be available to buy throgh my web site, I'll post details on social media when this is available.


Thanks to everyone who has been supportve during the last few difficult few days.


Take care and keep well.

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