Thursday 26 April 2018.
at Waterstone’s King Street, Lancaster
Jennifer Lee Tsai is a British poet of Chinese heritage. She was born in Bebington and grew up in Liverpool. A graduate of St Andrews and Liverpool Universities, she completed an MA in Creative Writing (Poetry) with Distinction from the University of Manchester in 2015. Jennifer is a fellow of The Complete Works III. Her poems appear in the Bloodaxe anthology, Ten: Poets of the New Generation (2017) and have been published in Smoke, The Rialto and forthcoming in Oxford Poetry. Jennifer is an Associate Editor for the poetry magazine Smoke and is also a Ledbury Emerging Poetry Critic. She is working on a first collection.
Ian Humphreys lives in West Yorkshire. His work has been published in journals including Ambit, Magma, The Rialto and The Poetry Review. Ian won the Poetry Society’s Hamish Canham Prize 2016 and is a fellow of The Complete Works. In 2017, a selection of his poems was showcased in Ten: Poets of the New Generation (Bloodaxe Books). Ian’s debut collection is due out in Spring 2019.
Anni Tracy is more usually found waving her arms in front of a choir, seemingly having taken on the mission of encouraging the world to sing. So being encouraged to stand on her own is a rarely accepted challenge.
“It’s all about the words . . . the story-telling of song” Anni will share some of her favourite folk songs and her own.