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WOLVERHAMPTON LITERATURE FESTIVAL

FRIDAY 31ST JAN - SUNDAY 2ND FEB 2020

BLACK COUNTRY WOMEN

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Lighthouse, Chubb Buildings

Sun 3rd Feb Feb 2019

2.30pm - 4.00pm

£5

 

with Marion Cockin & Emma Purshouse who present work about women’s lives in the Black Country featuring poems from Nailmakers’ Daughters, The Poetry of the Black Country & Close. MC Jane Seabourne

 

Marion Cockin was born in Wednesbury in the Black Country and has been writing since the age of 7.

 

She worked as Assistant City Librarian for Wolverhampton Libraries and has been active with Bilston Writers and with Offa’s Press.

 

Her work speaks of her love for the Black Country and zest for life.

 

 

Emma Purshouse is a lively and original performance poet. She is a slam winner and regularly performs at spoken word venues and literature festivals across the country.

 

Emma has had short stories and poetry published in various anthologies and small press magazines. She has an MA in Creative Writing.

 

 

 

 

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