Reading Stanza & South Street present

Poets' Cafe February - David Cooke

Venue: South Street (Directions)

Fri 8 Feb, 20:30

Door time: 8pm

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Monthly poetry night hosted by Reading Stanza, including an open mic section for local poets to read their work, alongside guest poet David Cooke and host Kate Noakes.

About our Guest:
David Cooke was born in Wokingham and grew up in Reading, although his family roots are in the West of Ireland. In 1977, while still an undergraduate at Nottingham University, he won a Gregory Award. His poems and reviews have appeared widely in the UK, Ireland and beyond in journals such as Agenda, Ambit, The Cortland Review, The Interpreter’s House, The Irish Times, The London Magazine, Magma, The Manhattan Review,  Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry Salzburg Review and Stand. He has also published five collections of his poetry, the latest of which is After Hours published by Cultured Llama Publishing in 2017. He is the founder and a co-editor of The High Window.

Ticket information

£5, £4 readers

Venue info

South Street

21 South Street, Reading, RG1 4QU

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Contact: Box Office: 0118 960 6060; Administration: 0118 937 3456

Box office is open at South Street Arts Centre on performance days one hour before the show (subject to availability)

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