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BBC Wildlife Poet of the Year at the Dylan Thomas Centre
Chris Kinsey, BBC Wildlife Poet of the Year, presents ‘Poems of Sight and Flight’ at the Dylan Thomas Centre on Thursday, 11 June at 7.30pm.
By: City and County of Swansea
Chris Kinsey will present a collection of ‘hound and bird poems’ from her collections Kung Fu Lullabies and Houndlove. Her poems have been widely published in magazines and anthologies, and following the publication of her first collection, Kung Fu Lullabies, she received an Arts Council of Wales bursary for new writing. Since then, Chris has been a freelance writer and tutor and rescuer of greyhounds.
She has read at Ledbury and Hay Festivals and numerous Poetry Cafes from Cheltenham to Norwich and is on the board of Ty Newydd, The National Writers’ Centre for Wales. She was awarded the title of BBC Wildlife Poet of the Year in 2008.
Tickets are £5 full price and £4 concessions, and are available from the Dylan Thomas Centre on 01792 463980. All proceeds go to Greyhound Rescue Wales and the Gower Bird Hospital.
For more information on the Dylan Thomas Centre visit http://www.swansea.gov.uk/
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