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.