Jane Commane Launch events

Jane Commane Launch events

Jane Commane’s first full collection Assembly Lines echoes the life of post-industrial towns and cities of the Midlands and will be launched at the Verve Poetry Festival in Birmingham on 17 February, with a London launch to follow on the 15 March. Jane will also be appearing at Cheltenham Poetry Festival on 29 April. See below for her scheduled appearances. 

Jane Commane was interviewed by Brody Swain on BBC Radio Coventry & Warwickshire on 16 February. She was talking about her debut collection and its launch at Verve Poetry & Spoken Word Festival in Birmingham.  Click here to listen (available until 18 March 2018). Forward to 2.11.58 to hear Jane.  She read her poem 'Midlands kids,'.

Saturday 17th February 2018, 4-5.30pm, Verve Poetry Festival, Birmingham Waterstones, High Street, Birmingham, B4 7SL

Launch reading with Romalyn Ante, Liz Berry, Matt Black and Roz Goddard, introduced by David Morley. Jane Commane will be launching her debut collection at this event, and hosting an afternoon celebrating Midlands poetry.

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Thursday 15th March 2018 London Launch at Waterstones: Tottenham Court Road, London 7pm

Jane Commane with Raymond Antrobus, Seraphima Kennedy and Peter Raynard and host Jill Abram.

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Sunday 29th April 2018 Cheltenham Poetry Festival, At the Strand, 40-42 High St, Cheltenham GL50 1EE 3:30pm-4:30pm 

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Sunday May 6th 2018 Cheltenham Buzzwords, Exmouth Arms in Bath Road, Leckhampton, Cheltenham GL53 7LX

Start time 7pm for the workshop or 8pm for the poetry reading.

Jane Commane & Tania Hershman. 

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[16 February 2018]

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