Telling historical stories in poetry with Jay Barnard

Spread the Word help London’s writers make their mark – on the page, the screen and in the world. Coming up on 30th June, Jay Bernard is running a day course on writing using archival research.  Further details below… and link to their site here


Jay Bernard won the Ted Hughes award for new poetry with the performance Surge: Side A, a multimedia sequence which explores the 1981 New Cross fire, a tragedy which came to be a defining moment in black British history after 13 young people died at a birthday party in south London.

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