Shindig!

Open Mic Night in association with the Centre for New Writing

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When

Jan 19, 2015
from 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Where

The Western, 70 Western Road, Leicester LE3 0GA

Contact Name

Dr Jonathan Taylor

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Restless minds

With Dorothy Lehane, Andrew Duncan and writers from the Restless Minds anthology

Restless Minds is an anthology of fiction, poetry and script put together by the 2013-14 class at Nottingham Trent’s Creative Writing MA students. It contains their work, as well as that of lecturers and guest-lecturers including Rory Waterman, Amanda Whittington, David Belbin, Sarah Jackson and Sujata Bhatt. Join us for a selection of readings from this new anthology.

Dorothy Lehane is a writer, poet and educator. She is the founding editor of Litmus magazine, an Arts Council England funded press exploring the intersection of poetry and science. Her collection Ephemeris is published by Nine Arches Press, and her chapbook Unnova is forthcoming with Dancing Girl Press, Chicago. Dorothy has taught Creative Writing in numerous institutions, including The University of Kent and The Barbican Centre.

Andrew Duncan is a poet, critic, and editor. The author of at least seven books of poetry, including Anxiety Before Entering a Room - Selected Poems 1977–99 (Salt Publishing, 2001). His work as a literary and cultural critic also includes The Failure of Conservatism in Modern British Poetry (Salt Publishing, 2003) and Origins of the Underground (Salt Publishing 2008).

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