What’s on in York: Finding the Words with Nicki Heinen, Paul McGrane and Ramona Herdman

Thursday 26th May 2022

19:00 – 20:00

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Listen to some of the best poets from Yorkshire and beyond at Finding the Words, a relaxed and welcoming poetry evening

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Finding the Words with Nicki Heinen, Paul McGrane and Ramona Herdman

Nicki Heinen’s work has been published in a variety of magazines and anthologies, including Magma, and Bloodaxe’s Staying Human anthology. She was shortlisted for the Pat Kavanagh Prize and was commended in the Winchester Poetry Prize 2018 and 2020. She founded and hosts Words & Jazz, a poetry and music night, at the Vortex Jazz Café, London. Her pamphlet Itch was launched with Eyewear Press in May 2017 and it was one of London Review Bookshop’s books of the year. There May Not Be a Reason Why, her debut collection, is out with Verve Press now. She identifies as disabled, living with bipolar disorder. She lives in London.

Paul McGrane As a result of winning the Geoff Stevens Memorial Award, Paul McGrane’s first collection Elastic Man was published with Indigo Dreams Publishing in 2018. His new collection British People in Hot Weather was published by Indigo in 2021. He is the co-founder of the Forest Poets poetry collective in Walthamstow and, until recently, The Poetry Society’s Membership Manager.

Elastic Man and British People in Hot Weather are available from https://indigodreamspublishing.com/paul-mcgrane

Ramona Herdman’s latest pamphlet, ‘A warm and snouting thing’, is published by The Emma Press. Her new collection, ‘Glut’, will be published by Nine Arches Press in August 2022 and will be available for pre-order soon. Ramona lives in Norwich and is a committee member for Café Writers.

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