Wayne Holloway-Smith Readings
Wayne Holloway-Smith' first full-length collection Alarum was published by Bloodaxe in March 2017 and launched with a reading at the Newcastle Poetry Festival on 12 May. Alarum was shortlisted for the Roehampton Poetry Prize 2017, and was a Poetry Book Society Wild Card Choice for Winter 2017.
Kendal Poetry Festival, Saturday 8 September 2018, 11-1pm
Main Reading: Wayne Holloway-Smith & Dean Parkin
Location: Kendal Suite, Castle Green Hotel, Castle Green Ln, Kendal LA9 6RG
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'A vital book about working class identity' - Andrew McMillan on Alarum, his Winter Guest Selection for the Winter 2017 PBS Bulletin
'This book is funny, clever, serious, touching, and extraordinarily imaginative.' – Mark Waldron on Wayne Holloway-Smith's Alarum.
'enviably good.. hilarious and witty, it’s also terrifically sad, but wears its tragedy so lightly at first it’s hard to notice. - John Challis writing about Alarum for The Poetry School
An interview with Wayne is in Honest Ulsterman magazine here.
Click here to read an interview with Wayne Holloway-Smith on Poetry Spotlight.
[09 May 2018]