Friday February 16th


The Music Room at

The Storey


Doors Open 7pm - Open Mic 7.15 - 7.45pm

Admission £5 / £3 (conc.)




Basil Ransome-Davies - Poetry 

Prizewinning author in both prose and verse.




Kim Moore - Poetry 

Kim 's first pamphlet 'If We Could Speak Like Wolves' was a winner in the Poetry Business Pamphlet Competition in 2012. In 2014 she won a New Writing North Award and her first full length collection 'The Art of Falling' was published by Seren in 2015. Shewas 2016 winner of the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize.




Claire Dean - Prose 

Claire Dean's short stories are widely published and have been included inThe Best British Short Stories2017, 2014 & 2011 (Salt).Marionettes andInto the Penny Arcade are published as chapbooks by Nightjar Press and she has stories in the Comma Press science-into-fiction books Thought X,Spindles and Beta-Life. Her first collection, The Museum of Shadows and Reflections (Unsettling Wonder) was published in 2016.



Jez Mort - Poetry 

Jez Mort is a poet who has been told off for swearing too much, he thinks he swears just the correct amount. There's a lot to swear about.





Nigel Parrington 



Compere: Simon Baker