Brum Radio Poets

Join Rick Sanders (Willis the Poet) every last Sunday of the month at 10am for the best in local poetry.

This month Rick is joined by:

Stuart Bartholomew – Director and Programmer of VERVE: a Birmingham Festival of poetry and spoken word, which returns for its sixth year in February 2023. He is also Publisher at and Co-Founder of Verve Poetry Press – an independent press that focusses on publishing poets from Birmingham and the UK.

Tim Tim Cheng – a poet and teacher from Hong Kong, currently based between Edinburgh and London. Her pamphlet Tapping at Glass is forthcoming with Verve in 2023. Her poems are published or anthologised in POETRY, The Rialto, Ambit, Cicada, Our Time is a Garden, and elsewhere. Tapping At Glass is Tim Tim’s debut pamphlet collection.

Nasim Rebecca Asl – a Glasgow-based poet and journalist whose poetry has appeared in magazines including Poetry Wales, Gutter and Modern Poetry in Translation. In 2021 she was awarded a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award for Poetry, and in 2022 was shortlisted for the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award.

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