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Award-winning poet sharing some of her WORDS at Bromsgrove Library

Bromsgrove Editorial 15th Jul, 2019

POETRY lovers will be in for a treat when award-winning writer Jo Bell comes to Bromsgrove Library to read out some of her work, writes Natalia Lejzak.

Jo, former director of National Poetry Day, will be reciting extracts from her docupoem ‘Slow Machine’ and several new unheard poems at 2pm on Thursday, July 18.

Admission is free to the event, which has been organised by WORDS and is part of this year’s Bromsgrove festival.

As a representative of the country’s ‘finest exponents of art’ she was one of the few poets invited to the Buckingham Palace and has been described by Carol Ann Duffy, an outgoing poet Laureate, as she is ‘one of the most exciting poets writing today.’

Jo even had her own global workshop, the 52 Project, which brought hundreds of poets together to write in the ‘virtual village’.

WORDS has been bringing the best spoken and written words to Bromsgrove for 40 years.

Visit or follow them on Twitter @bromsgrovewords for more on WORDS.


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