New Poetry Society: Henry Normal with Andrew Graves

Wednesday 26 May, 12pm

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Henry meets with Andrew Graves to read poems, laugh and talk about life.

Listen to Henry’s latest poems and ask any questions to Henry and Andrew during the Q&A session.

Andrew Graves
Andrew is a poet, performer and cinephile. He has been featured on Radio 6 Music’s Cerys Matthews Show and BBC Radio 4. His latest titles include “Not Dancing with Ingrid Pitt” published by Burning Eye Books (2020), and “Welcome to the Cheap Seats”, a history of working class cinema (2019).

Andrew runs film courses and pre-screen introductions at arthouse independent cinemas like Broadway in Nottingham and Phoenix in Leicester.

Henry Normal
Henry is a writer, poet and TV and Film producer and co-founder of the Nottingham Poetry Festival. In 2017 he was honoured with a special BAFTA for services to Television. Henry has 9 poetry collections in print and has a regular show on BBC Radio 4.

Idiosyncratic and effortlessly funny – Radio Times

Bittersweet poetry with a sublimely observant wit – Guardian

He was recently given a honorary doctorate of letters by Nottingham Trent University, another by University of Nottingham, and has had a beer and a bus named after him in Nottingham!


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