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The Chertsey Bookshop: A Paragram National Poetry Month reading 13th April.

 Featured poets Agnes Meadows and Sara-Mae Tuson are primed and ready to set the evening alight with their words.

Agnes Meadows is a London-based Performance Poet, who has toured both nationally and internationally, giving readings, workshops, and residencies all over the world. She was Guest Poet at the Austin International Poetry Festival, Texas, 10 times, twice winning awards for Outstanding Writing. In 2010 Agnes was Writer-in-Residence with the Writers Centre, Singapore. In 2011 she gave a series of workshops for the Elmbridge Literature Festival, plus a residency at the Brooklands Museum in Weybridge. She has written five collections of poetry, the last three published by Flipped Eye/Waterways (‘Woman’, ‘At Damascus Gate on Good Friday’, and ‘This One Is For You’), and has also recorded a CD of her poetry with specially commissioned music She has been an adviser on Poetry for Channel 4 TV, and for the past seven years has run Loose Muse, London’s premiere women’s writers night at the Poetry Café in Covent Garden.


Sara-Mae Tuson was the first female editor of The London Magazine. She is Managing editor of New Trespass magazine, and is a consultant for InkTears, a short fiction promotion project. She is also a member of the editorial board of Loose Muse. She has devised workshops and run them in both Leeds and London (supported by Spread the Word).Read her blogs:http://sara-maetuson.blogspot.com/ or for satirical silliness:http://zeitgeistschadenfreude.wordpress.com/
 Sara-Mae has had short fiction, poetry and articles published in these and other publications including the Salt anthology ‘Overheard’ (due out in 2012), Rising, Erotic ReviewJupiter, Forward Poetry’s anthology:A Royal Romance, UK Theatre Network,Obsessed with Pipework,Peace and Freedomand Poetry MonthlyTrespass and The London Magazine.
Sara-Mae has performed as a guest at Loose Muse (which she occasionally hosts on behalf of Agnes Meadows), Angel Poetry, The Hot House and Book Club Boutique. She is also working with film, creating music videos and interviews with writers and artists. www.youtube.com/user/SaraMaeTuson
She writes music with her band Scarlet Starlings (www.reverbnation.com/scarletstarlings)

Paragram at

The Chertsey Bookshop
Guildford Road
KT16 9AS

On Friday 13th April at 7.30pm
Tickets £3 at the door