Here are some of a selection of great photos taken by Simon Oconnor of the poetry extravaganza recent Cardiff launch event for J. Brookes' new and selected poems. Featuring a plethora of names from the very well established to the emerging on the Cardiff Spoken Word Scene, with a wonderful plentiful audience to boot, much fun was had. Here's a selection:
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After the success of our first double book launch event at the Roath Park pub in Cardiff earlier in October, we bring you our new monthly reading event Picnic featuring guest readers published by Parthian and our friends and a spoken word open mic. This month's debut event features poet and novelist Rhian Elizabeth, essayist Dylan Moore and poet and fiction writer Mari Ellis Dunning. Free entry. 18+ Sign up for the open mic on the night, first come, first served. The open mic will be split across both halves of the evening, interspersed with the guests. Parthian books will also be on sale.