We could all use a little bit of good news at the moment, and I'm very pleased to have more details here about Miles's second collection and launch:
Miles Salter launches his second poetry collection, Animals, on Thursday 19th September at City Screen Basement Bar in York.
The collection, published by Scarborough's Valley Press, features a host of animal-themed poems, as well as writing that explores apocalyptic scenarios and the human condition.
By turns humorous and hard-hitting, Animals includes poems that have been published in respected journals such as Ambit and Rialto, among others.
The evening will also showcase the talents of Julia Deakin (who work has featured on BBC Radio 4's Poetry Please and won numerous competitions), and regular Private Eye contributor Mike Barfield. Miles will also play some acoustic songs.
'A fabulous bestiary in which human procedures are some of the scariest things around. These are wonderfully disconcerting poems, haunted by inanities past and present, but crafted with humour and considerable heart.' - Paul Munden
'An entertaining and endlessly inventive writer, Miles will certainly be one to watch.' - Ink Sweat and Tears
Date: Thursday 19th September 2013
Venue: City Screen Basement Bar, Coney Street, York
Tickets: £5.00 from 0871 902 5726
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