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Word Central 9th July with Michael Wilson

Hosted by Tony Curry with guest poet Michael Wilson Live Stream Thursday 9th July, 8pm at www.facebook.com/WordCentral You can book your open mic slot from noon on 2nd July via flapjackpress@live.co.uk (N.B. Open Mic slots are 3 minutes maximum, allocated on a ‘first come first served’ basis. If none are left you will be offered a space on the reserve list) Guest poet for July, Michael Wilson, is a multi-national poetry slam finalist and winner of many, most recently the Belfast Book Festival slam.

His collection, Bedlam’s Best and Finest [Eyewear, 2018], is an experimental poetic exposé of mental illness and health, and both show and book gained a five-star review during run at the Edinburgh Fringe. Often performing his poems with accompanying sign language, he has toured the UK, Canada in 2019, and performed on BBC Radio and RTE Radio 1 in Ireland.

Michael cut his teeth in Manchester and resides in Portstewart, Northern Ireland. In association with Flapjack Press and Manchester Libraries Facebook event page: www.facebook.com/events/264158458175152/




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