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SOUNDBITES – Monthly Poetry Open Mic Event on Zoom

This month we’re delighted to welcome JAMES NASH as our headline published poet.

James Nash is a writer and poet. A long-term resident of Leeds, his third collection of poems, Coma Songs was published in 2003 and reprinted in

He has two poems in Branch-Lines [Enitharmon Press 2007] among fifty contemporary poets, including Seamus Heaney and U. A. Fanthorpe.

In 2012 his selected poems ‘A Bit of An Ice Breaker’ and his first collection of sonnets, ‘Some Things Matter’, were published by Valley Press.
‘Cinema Stories’ written with poet Matthew Hedley Stoppard was published in August 2015. It celebrates the history of cinema in Leeds, in a series of  poems.

‘A Bench for Billie Holiday’, was published in 2018 to be followed later this year by more sonnets, ‘Heart Stones’, both from Valley Press.


We’re Back on Zoom! 

SOUNDBITES Poetry Open Mic Night is back on Zoom. 
Join us on Monday 13 December at 7pm by signing up (see link below)
Headliner – James Nash
Find out more at  http://www.heartlines.uk 
Click on this link https://forms.gle/NFfPDTqNQzhvBrCR7 to sign up. Cut off date Saturday 11 December
The link takes you to a simple form.  You must complete this to be sent the invitation to the Zoom session and to let us know if you want an open mic slot.
Signing up includes your agreement to use your email address to send you the Zoom link and to keep you informed of any Soundbites related information.
We would not make any other use of it or pass it on to anyone else.
No recording would be published without the consent of the participants.

Everyone welcome.

Thanks and good wishes from the Soundbites Team
Cate, Barbara, Jackie, Myrna and Howard.

There is no charge for taking part but, if you wish to, here is a link to the HEART Crowdfunder page where you can make a donation: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/support-heart-through-this-uncertain-time

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