J L Williams
Saturday April 26th
7.00pm for 7.30pm

J L Williams

Saturday April 26th
7.00pm for 7.30pm

A rising star of the Scottish scene, American poet  JL Williams’ celebrates the recent publication of her second Shearsman collection Locust and Marlin  exploring  the idea of home and where we come from.  Her first collection, Condition of Fire (Shearsman), was inspired by Ovid’s Metamorphoses and a journey to the Aeolian Islands
She has been published in journals across the UK and been translated into Dutch, Spanish, French and Greek. She plays in the band Opul and is Programme Manager at the Scottish Poetry Library.  

“....star of the evening was JL Williams, with a pitch-perfect delivery that had the audience hanging on every dreamy word.  Her poems were beautiful and mythic, conjuring evocative imagery that filled the room with magic.”  The List,


New Publication by Chrys Salt

On the tenth anniversary of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Home Front/ Front Line records a moving dialogue in poetry and prose between the poet and her son, who, as a Territorial Army Paratrooper with the 7th Royal Horse Artillery (PARA), was mobilised to Iraq in February 2003 and spent 5 months in action. Published by Award Winning Publisher Roncadora, it is a hand- made limited edition, its publication timed to coincide with the 10th Anniversary of the conflict.  Price: £8.00.

Available here.

Grass: a new poetry collection by Chrys Salt (Pub: IDP July 2012)
ISBN:  978-1-907401-85-5  Price: £7.99

Available here.

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