Piranha Poetry
Open Mic

19.30 - 22.30: Wednesday 6th November

The Imperial Hotel
Free: Booking not necessary

Piranha Poetry presents an open mic night featuring two incredible guest artists!

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Lemn Sissay
My Name is Why

Thursday 7th November, 8:30pm All seated tickets are now sold out. A small quantity of standing only tickets are available from SVA .

The Goods Shed
Tickets: £12. Available from SVA

We are thrilled to welcome Lemn Sissay, highly acclaimed poet, playwright, author and broadcaster, to Stroud Book Festival to discuss his extraordinary memoir, “My Name is Why”

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Muses & Furies: Poetry readings
Jessica Mookherjee; Jacqueline Saphra; Julia Webb

14.00 - 15.00: Sunday 10th November

The Goods Shed
Tickets: £10. Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms and SVA

In association with Nine Arches Press, we are pleased to present three leading voices in contemporary poetry in a powerful set of readings exploring overlapping themes of myth, magic, fable and feminism.

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