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Celebrate International Women’s Day Wales with Poetry on Tap
Poets JASMINE DONAHAYE and GEMMA JUNE HOWELL read as part of International Women’s Day Wales celebrations on Sunday, 14 March, 2pm, at the Poetry on Tap reading series, at the Promised Land, Windsor Place (off Queen St).
By: Poetry on Tap
JASMINE DONAHAYE is the author of Self-portrait as Ruth (Salt). With her first collection Misappropriations (Parthian) shortlisted for the Jerwood Aldeburgh Prize, she is currently writing a work of creative non-fiction entitled The Palestine or Orange-tufted Sunbird.
GEMMA JUNE HOWELL is the author of a collection of short stories, Inside the Treacle Well (Hafan Books). A finalist for the John Tripp Award for Spoken Poetry, she is also the editor of MYscellaneoUS, a quarterly magazine which aims to celebrate untapped creative talent in Wales.
The event also includes a popular open mic section, with prizes donated by Honno Press and Mslexia. Entry £4 or £2 for open mic readers.
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Poetry on Tap is Cardiff’s newest monthly poetry and spoken word series co-curated by Ivy Alvarez and Mab Jones, providing a showcase for electric experimentation and lively risk-taking through poetry, with exciting and uncommon pairings between poets and spoken word artists. Supported by Academi.