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Arc poets at the inaugural Todmorden Book Festival

Posted by Ben Styles, 12th November 2018

Tony Curtis
Tony Curtis

Later this month, our home town of Todmorden will be hosting its first ever international book festival, and we are delighted that it will include 2 events featuring Arc poets - details below:

Tony Curtis - Late Night Poetry at the Queen

Much-loved Irish poet Tony Curtis will be reading from his most recent collection, Approximately in the Key of C. His poetry captures the small beauties found in the imbalances and imperfections we take for granted, with each poem discovering those moment-by-moment truths that together compose a life and give it meaning.

FREE ADMISSION
Fri 16th Nov, 9:30pm
Queen's Hotel, Todmorden
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Skald: The Viking Warrior and a Reykjavik Murder

Hear celebrated journalist-poet Gerður Kristný read from her new work, Drápa: A Reykjavík Murder Mystery, and encounter the seething verses of two Viking-era warrior poets in this compelling event held in the atmospheric Todmorden Unitarian Church.

Tickets £5
Thu 22nd November, 7:30pm
Unitarian Church, Todmorden
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Gerður Kristný (Photo: Gassi)
Gerður Kristný (Photo: Gassi)