Well, not quite Midsummer. It’s the 15th of June, in fact, as part of Sheffield’s Midsummer Poetry Festival, at Bank Street Arts Centre, with Katharine Towers, a poet whom I love and feel privileged to read alongside, and Kath McKay, a poet whom I don’t know much about, but who has an excellent rep. Details and tickets here.

Meanwhile, in case you can’t make it, here’s a couple of pictures from the launch of Out of Breath in March. Firstly, a tubby poet gets a little excited:


And here’s the rapt audience, some of whom even appear to have momentarily stopped drinking:

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