Chrissy Williams Readings
Chrissy Williams will be giving a number of readings at festivals and other events this year. Her first full-length collection Bear is published by Bloodaxe on 25 May 2017.
South Yorkshire Festival, Wednesday 24 May 2017, 7.30pm
The Civic, Hanson St, Barnsley, S79 2HZ
Chrissy Williams, Roy McFarlane, Zena Edwards and Ian Duhig
Click here to read the festival's interview with Chrissy.
Kendal Poetry Festival , Saturday 17 June 2017, 11am-1pm, Main Reading
Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal
Chrissy Williams & Inua Ellams
Chrissy Williams will be launching her first full-length collection Bear at the Kendal Poetry Festival. Her poetry is surreal, strange and completely original, inviting readers and listeners to look at life in a different way. Reading alongside Chrissy is Inua Ellams. Known for his powerful performances and his exploration of issues around masculinity and immigration. Chrissy and Inua will be joined by Emily Asquith and Emily-Megan Foster of Dove Cottage Young Poets.
Click here to read 'Five Minutes with Chrissy Williams' interview.
[18 May 2017]