Clydebuilt 7 Showcase

by St Mungo's Mirrorball

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The Clydebuilt 7 Showcase will be at the CCA on May 7th at 7pm

Gerrie Fellows was the mentor for Clydebuilt 7, having previously mentored the first group of Clydebuilt poets. Her most recent collection is The Body in Space, published by Shearsman in 2014. Her menthes were: Julie Smith, Kay Ritchie, Jane Bonnyman and Colin Begg.

Julie Smith has had poetry published in a number of literary magazines including Causeway/ Cabhsair, Southwords and New Writing Scotland. Her novel ‘Mum and William Wordsworth,’ was long listed for the Mslexia First Novel Competition in 2013.

Kay Ritchie grew up in Glasgow and Edinburgh, lived in London, Spain and Portugal and worked as a freelance photographer and radio producer. Recently she is published in Tracks in the Sand, Shorelines, the Glad Rag, Black Middens, Treasures, Making Waves, Gutter and A Star in the Hand.

Jane Bonnyman is an English teacher and tutor and is currently based in Edinburgh. She writes teaching resources for the Scottish Poetry Library and the BBC. She has been published in New Writing Scotland, Gutter, Poetry Scotland and has been placed in several poetry competitions.

Colin Begg’s poetry has been published widely in, amongst others, Poetry Scotland and New Writing Scotland, He won the Basil Bunting Poetry Award in 2013 and was also awarded a Hawthornden Writing Fellowship. Colin is co-founder and co-editor of Gutter.

The next St. Mungo’s Mirrorball event will be on 28th May 2015

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