arcade poets

Digithon Lit | Arcade Poets

Arcade Poets presents a film of readings made especially for Digithon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Readers are a selection of Arcade Poets plus a few Poetry in the Arcades competition entrants.  In order, they are:

Emily Cotterill (funder of Poetry in the Arcades, honorary Arcade Poet!) Emily is the author of award-winning, Laureate’s Choice pamphlet, The Day of the Flying Ants, and was recently on tour with Poetry Wales magazine. http://emilycotterill.com

Angela Graham (competition entrant) Angela is a multi award-winning film-maker and writer. She was one of this year’s 100 Women of Wales on Twitter. http://angelagraham.org

Thomas Tyrrell (competition entrant) Doctor of English Literature, Wales Arts Reviewer, Piratical Balladmonger, Writer and Reciter of Verse. https://twitter.com/tyrrellphd

Marcelle Newbold (competition entrant) Marcelle loves poetry as a way of exploring inner digressions. She addresses the unexceptional as precious moments. A member of The Dipping Pool writing group, she lives in Cardiff, Wales where she trained as an architect. https://twitter.com/marcellenewbold

Mab Jones (Arcade Poet) Mab has won various awards, made some BBC Radio 4 programmes about poetry, and is currently Writer in Residence of Cardiff Wetlands. She helped coordinate Poetry in the Arcades. https://twitter.com/mabjones

Siân Melangell Dafydd (Arcade Poet) Siân is an author, poet, translator & editor. Her novel Y Trydydd Peth won the 2009 National Eisteddfod Literature Medal. She has been published in many anthologies in Wales & abroad. Her novel Filò is newly published by Gomer. https://sianmelangell.wordpress.com/a…

Sarah McCreadie (competition entrant) Sarah is obviously very talented (says Mab!). Please find more of her work at @Girl_Like_Sarah on Twitter and at her Facebook page, Sarah McCreadie Fan Club https://twitter.com/Girl_Like_Sarah

Please also check out the websites of project organiser and all-round amazing arts dynamo, Dan Green: https://dangreen.net, https://mightyatom.net

Poetry in the Arcades was generously funded by For Cardiff: https://www.forcardiff.com