The Poetry Point Presents: 5 Young Poets at the Penzance Literature Festival
at the Acorn on july 6th, 6:30
Poetry, rap and spoken word artist, MCMC spoken uses her diverse skills to communicate views and visions of the world both as she sees it and through the eyes of others. Her line up this year is the best yet including Glastonbury and Port Elliot! ‘Catch her if you can.”
looking for a local publisher, if you are one or know of any then come along
Anna Cathenka is a Cornwall-based poet interested in conceptual and experimental poetry. Her first pamphlet, Dead Man Walking, which uses the body of David Bowie to explore grief, celebrity and the death of analogue culture, will be published by New Fire Tree Press in the autumn. She also produces podcasts, runs workshops and writes/performs as part of the Sunbeats collective. @annacathenka @sunbeatsco
Gee Middleton is a tender twenty-something living in Cornwall. Interested in how she relates to the world around her, she considers in her work what it means to be human. With an affinity for stars, self-love, and kindness, poetry is her love letter to humanity and her way of exploring her place in the universe.
Megan Lee Yendell
Alexandra Aerlinn is based in Cornwall and has been performing for 9 years. Her songs are primarily inspired by the lands and waters of the places with which she feels a spiritual connection, sense of place and heritage. They are based upon contemplative immersion in nature, sacred spaces and dream excursions.
Mac Dunlop, your host from The Poetry Point
In 2007 Mac founded “The Poetry Point” – a website portal and bespoke publisher that promotes poetry and spoken word events and information in Cornwall and the SW. Mac curates The Spoken Word Marquee during the monthly Parklive Festivals in Falmouth and hosted caravanserai.info on The Roseland for eight years. He also produces podcasts, radio programs, and works with the Kernow Education and Arts Partnership while also known as a musician in The Piano Lounge. His recent collection “Solarium” was written during a residency at Trellisick House, and was recently published by The Poetry Point Press.