Category Archives: Poetry reading

“On the Saltmarsh” by Ruth Valentine

[Poetry Café, 25th January] Paul and I stumbled into the Poetry Café and caught the second half of Ruth Valentine’s reading from On The Saltmarsh, bumping into Paul’s sister-in-law as we did so. The main reason I guess for hearing … Continue reading

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Wendy Shutler, Ivor Game and Ben Richardson at the Poetry Café

A randomly-chosen and wonderful evening, a mixture of poems and songs. Wendy Shutler’s poems were perfect for readings like this: clearly written and delivered, funny, personal (mainly auto- or pseudoauto-biographical), with many a clever and/or poignant twist. Ivor Game’s songs … Continue reading

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