Writers at the Goods Shed- Matt Duggan
12 February | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Doors open 6.30pm. Introductory price of £4. Pay at door.
On each of these ‘WAGS’ sessions, being held in our railway carriage “Mary Jane” behind the Goods Shed, we have visiting published writers from various genres who, for the first half of the evening, will present, read and talk about their work.
Then, after a break for refreshments, there is an ‘open mic’ session in which the floor is open to any writers in the audience who may like to share and read a piece of their own work – just sign up to share as you come in.
Doors open at 6.30pm. Talk/reading/etc begins at 7.00pm.
This month it is the turn of poet Matt Duggan
Matt Duggan is a Bristol born Poet who won the Erbacce- prize for poetry 2015. His prize-winning collection of poems ‘Dystopia 38.10 was published by Erbacce Press early in 2016. Matt has had his poems appear in many journals and magazines such as The Seventh Quarry, The Journal, Ink, Sweat, and Tears, The Stare’s Nest, Lunar Poetry Magazine, Illumen, Section 8, Poetry Quarterly, Yellow Chair Review, The Screech Owl, and many more. Matt can be found wandering the Quantocks or writing poems on the backs of beer matts in the dark corners of a Bristol pub.
Matt created and co-edits The Angry Manifesto with Simon Leake, a political based poetry magazine, Matt also created a spoken word night in Feb 2014 called ‘An Evening of Spoken Indulgence which ran until August 2015.
Matt has been working on some new projects and has just started up ‘Poetry Slam Online’, and is also working on new poems for a couple of new poetry collections ‘Kinemeotophy’ and ‘The Dower House
Read more: https://mattduggan.webnode.com/bio/