Month: February 2015

Renegade Readers – Feb 26th 2015

Renegade Readers met at Newcastle under Lyme Library on 26th February. There were a couple of new members which was great. It was the usual eclectic selection of passages and poems read out by attendees. Please follow the links for information about authors, books and texts.

Tom Rob Smith‘s novel set in Stalinist Russia – Child 44

W B Yeats beautiful poem – A Prayer for my Daughter

Gunter Grass‘s second part of his ‘autobiography’ – The Box

Lawrence Scott‘s novel based in Trinidad – Night Calypso

Carole Satyamurti‘s poem – Day Trip which was one of the many in the wonderful Poems on the Underground scheme

Tennyson‘s poem based on Mariana from Measure for Measure – Mariana in the Moated Grange 

Lynn Shepherd‘s novel based on a character from Bleak House – The Solitary House – Tom-All-Alones

Felix Dennis‘ poem written in the West Indies – Perfect Day (includes reading by the poet)

Elma Mitchell‘s poem – This Poem… (article on Elma Mitchell includes This Poem…)

The next meeting is on Thursday March 26th at 11am at Newcastle under Lyme Library, all are welcome to come along and either read something or just to listen. There is no theme and any form of writing is most welcome.