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Adam Lowe and Mícheál McCann
The Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre
03300561025

Wednesday 24 July | 11.15am | £10

Poetry Reading

Adam Lowe is a writer of British, Irish and Black Caribbean heritage. He is the UK’s LGBT+ History Month Poet Laureate and was Yorkshire’s Poet for 2012. Adam is a graduate of The Complete Works, Obsidian and Inscribe. His debut poetry collection, Patterflash (Peepal Tree Press, 2023) is a PBS Recommendation, acclaimed by The Big Issue, and featured on BBC radio.adam-lowe.com/

A collection of ecstatic queer hymns that walk us through Leeds, through Manchester, with the unique language of being young and queer in the north” Andrew McMillan

Mícheál McCann has just launched his debut poetry collection, ‘Devotion’ with Gallery Press. Author of the poetry pamphlet Safe Home (Green Bottle Press, 2020), his poems have been published in The Poetry Review, Poetry Ireland Review and Banshee, Romance Options (Dedalus Press, 2023), anthologised in Queering the Green (Lifeboat Press, 2021), and broadcast on RTÉ and BBC.A native of Derry City, he is a Poetry PhD graduate from the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast, where he is the 2024 Publishing Fellow.

Presented in association with Poetry Ireland.   poetryireland.ie