River Wolton and Julia Copus

River Wolton and Julia Copus
The Hubs
Saturday 1 June
3.00 to 4.00pm
£7 (in advance or on the door)
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River WoltonRiver Wolton grew up in London and lived in Sheffield for twenty years before moving to the Peak District. She is a recent Derbyshire Poet Laureate and works as a writing facilitator, specialising in tailor-made projects for people of all ages and backgrounds. She received a Hawthornden Fellowship in 2011 and is currently Writer-in-Residence with Writing East Midlands. Her second collection Indoor Skydiving is due out from Smith/Doorstop in autumn 2013. Poems full of life and promise – Alison Brackenbury.

JULIA COPUSJulia Copus was born in London, near to the Young Vic theatre, and now lives in Somerset. All three of her poetry collections are Poetry Book Society Recommendations. She has won First Prize in the National Poetry Competition, the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem (2010), and in 2012 was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry. She also writes for radio; her first play, Eenie Meenie Macka Racka, was awarded the BBC’s Alfred Bradley prize for best new radio playwright. She is an Advisory Fellow for the Royal Literary Fund, and in 2008 was made an Honorary Fellow at the University of Exeter. Her third collection, The World’s Two Smallest Humans, was published last year by Faber and shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize and the Costa Poetry Award.

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