The study and appreciation of the life, works and times of Arnold Bennett

February Talk

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FEBRUARY TALK by Dr Roger Bloor

‘Moloch Songs – the literature of coal and clay’


Roger Bloor’s poems  have been published in The Hippocrates Prize Anthology 2017 and 2019, Allegro Poetry, Affect Publications ‘StillBorn’ , Words for the Wild Anthology 2018, The Bridges Anthology 2018 and 2019  Landscapes Anthology 2018, Magma 2018  and Poetry London 2019. His pamphlet  ‘A Less Clear Dream’ was shortlisted for the Arnold Bennett Book Prize 2018. His poetry pamphlet Aldgedeslegh’ was shortlisted for the Arnold Bennett  Book Prize 2019. He was  Poet in Residence 2018/19  at Trentham Gardens in Staffordshire, and is the winner of the Poetry London Clore Prize 2019.  More can be found on Roger’s website

An interview with Roger Bloor


Tea & biscuits included, £3 payable on the door.


Date and time: Saturday 29th February, 2.30pm


Location: Quaker Meeting House, 2 Miller Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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