New Poetry (XX Fest)

Saturday 8 March


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New Poetry (XX Fest)

The second XX Women's Writing Festival at Chapter presents women authors from all genres - poetry, fiction, film, journalism – taking part in lively readings, panel discussions, and workshops. 

Forward prize-winning poet Kathryn Simmonds will be reading poems from her new collection, The Visitations (Seren). Also featuring newcomers to the scene Jemma King, nominated for Dylan Thomas Prize, reading from her Parthian debut, The Shape of A Forest, Cumbrian poet Kim Moore, winner of the Eric Gregory award, reading from her pamphlet If We Could Speak Like Wolves and Cath Drake, who has won the Mslexia Pamphlet Competition, 2014. Presented by Amy Wack, Seren Poetry editor.  

Supported by the Arts Council of Wales, Welsh Government and the National Lottery.

Please note weekend and day tickets do not include entry to the workshops or First Thursday

This event - £7/£6

Weekend ticket: £30/£27

Friday day ticket: £15/£13

Saturday day ticket: £25/£22

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