For the 29th November regular session of Words& Innovative Poetry and Spoken Word, we are delighted to feature two poets whose work is grounded in the landscape, and a special guest poet who is visiting Aberystwyth from India.
· Caroline Clark – Caroline has lived in Ceredigion for almost 40 years and has written poems inspired by its history and landscape in the collection ‘Out at the Bright Edge’.
· Ann Matthews – Ann Matthews is a wordsmith and musician interested in memory and place and who endeavours to challenge the boundaries between the written and spoken word.
· Mohini Gupta is currently living in Aberystwyth, Wales, as the Charles Wallace India Trust Translator-Writer Fellow 2017. She works at the Vedica Scholars Programme for Women, a postgraduate programme designed to empower young women professionals based in New Delhi. Her English-Hindi translations have been published by Tulika Publishers and her articles on translation, bilingualism, and politics of language and literature have been published by a number of journals. She is also a trained Hindustani vocalist and western classical pianist. Occasionally blogs mohinigupta28.wordpress.com and tweets @mohinigupta28
Words& innovative poetry and spoken word evening. Organised by Mary Jacob in association with the Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Words& features invited guest poets in conjunction with literary journals such as Poetry Wales, New Welsh Review, Planet: the Welsh Internationalist, and more. To perform at the open mic, please sign up at the Performance Studio at 6:30. All types of poetry are welcome, including Welsh, English and other languages. For more information, please see https://wordsandwordspoetry.wordpress.com/
Sign up for open mic at 6:30 Theatre Foyer.