Caroline Bird is a poet and playwright. She has six collections of poetry published by Carcanet. Her most recent collection, The Air Year, won The Forward Prize for Poetry 2020. Her fifth collection, In These Days of Prohibition, was shortlisted for the 2017 TS Eliot Prize and The Ted Hughes Award. A two-time winner of
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We are delighted to welcome Will Harris to this FRP Zoom event, having had to postpone his visit in person last April due to Covid. Will is a poet and critic from London. He is the author of the chapbook, All This Is Implied, and the essay Mixed-Race Superman. He has had work published in
We are delighted to invite John Greening to our next FRP Zoom event. John has lived in Upper Egypt, Scotland and the USA, but has been based in Cambridgeshire with his family for many years. Recipient of the Alexandria Prize, Bridport Prize and a Cholmondeley Award, he has published over twenty collections, large and small,
We are delighted to invite Annie Fisher a to start off our year of FRP Zoom events. Annie’s background has been in primary education, initially as a teacher and later as an English adviser. Now semi-retired, she writes poetry for both adults and children. Her writing draws on her classroom experiences, her love of song
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The guest poets for our third Zoom event will be Veronica Aaronson and Virginia Griem. (Please see Zoom joining details in panel on left). Veronica and Virginia are well known to our Taunton audience. Both are accomplished poets and are based in Teignmouth where they are members of the organising group for the Teignmouth Poetry
After the success of our first Zoom Poetry Evening we are delighted to invite Chrissy Banks to our next. (Please see joining details in panel on left.) Chrissy lives and writes in Exeter. She previously worked as a psychodynamic counsellor and trainer. Her poems have been published widely in anthologies and journals. Chrissy’s first pamphlet
Fire River Poets have decided it is time to begin our regular monthly poetry evenings again. We are still unable to hold our regular events at the Creative Innovation Centre, so we are introducing ‘virtual events’ using Zoom, which many people are now familiar with.We hope it will be a welcome return to some sort
Event Postponed Friday March 20th at 7.30pm We’re back! Enjoy a fantastic evening of poetry with Taunton’s acclaimed and prize-winning Fire River Poets performing for one night only at The Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, Taunton. In the friendly and informal Spotlight Bar we will move, amuse, dazzle and entertain you … Entry is Free!Bring a friend
Rachael Clyne Rachael comes from Glastonbury and is a psychotherapist who has published self-help books as well as poetry. She is well known on the poetry circuit. Her prizewinning collection Singing at the Bone Tree is published by Indigo Dreams. Her work appears in many anthologies and journals.