Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 23 September 2014

Book store in hunt for top poets

To celebrate World Poetry Day on Thursday, Belfast's Waterstones is giving poets the chance to perform their work at a special event in the Fountain Street branch from 6.30pm.

The event will be hosted by Waterstones' poet-in-residence Michael Conaghan who will present a prize on the night, a £25 book token, for the best poem.

If you would like to read, e-mail your name and the title of your poem to enquiries@ belfast-fountain.waterstones.com, and mark it for the attention of Michael or Fi.

Poetry lovers are also being encouraged to come along and just listen.

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