• Company of Words open mic Johnathan Edwards and Mike Jenkins

  • Tue, 21-05-2019 at 18:30
  • The Little Man Coffee Company
    Ivor House
    CF10 2EE Cardiff
Company of Words open mic Johnathan Edwards and Mike Jenkins - The Little Man Coffee Company - Cardiff

Two Welsh favourites Costa award winner JOHNATHAN EDWARDS and MIKE JENKINS will be reading from their new collections JEN and from ABERFAN TO GRENFELLTuesday May 21st 2019 @ The Little Man Coffee CompanyOpen from 6.30pm-9pm in Cardiff's finest coffee house.Read your work in a supportive and friendly environment or just come and watch!! Bring your family and friends - everyone welcome!#openmicnight #openmic #poetry #literature #coffee #beer #wine #shortstories #fiction #rap #thepowerofwords #drama #monologue #song #blues #flashfiction #jazz #drama #monologue #improvisatio #jen #johnathanedwards #mikejenkins #fromaberfantogrenfell#stories #poems #songs #spokenword #serenbooks#coffee #specialitytea #wine #beer #gin #filthy #quieThis is an open mic where you're welcome to try out your latest poetry, prose and song in a very chill, fun and supportive environment or come and watch!If you're reading.performing sign-ups are from 6pm (for 6.30pm start)Little Man Coffee (http://www.littlemancoffee.co.uk/) company is a small local business so please support them by buying a drink (they do beer and wine as well as coffee!!!) - we hope to have some special offers for the night - so watch this spacePLEASE BRING:Yourself!Your work - if you're performing!Your friends!! and maybe a pen and paper in case you want to write something impromptu on the night or want to note down anything interesting extra kudos for bringing your phone/camera - we luv pics!!! and all pics will be posted to the Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/CompanyofWords/ with credit to you of course and links to websiteWe ask for a £4 contribution to cover guest poets/performers and the venue.#openmicnight #openmic #poetry #literature #coffee #beer #wine #shortstories #fiction #rap #thepowerofwords #red #aberJOHNATHAN EDWARDS was born and brought up in Crosskeys, south Wales. He has an MA in Writing from the University of Warwick, has written speeches for the Welsh Assembly Government and journalism for The Big Issue Cymru, and currently works as an English teacher. He won the Terry Hetherington Award in 2010, was awarded a Literature Wales new writer’s bursary in 2011, and in 2012 won prizes in the Cardiff International Poetry Competition and the Basil Bunting Award. His work has appeared in a wide range of magazines, including Poetry Review, The North, Poetry Wales and New Welsh Review. His poetry collection, My Family and Other Superheroes, was published in 2014 and was the winner of that year's Costa Poetry Award. TO find out more about JOHNATHAN :https://www.serenbooks.com/author/jonathan-edwardsMIKE JENKINS is an award-winning Welsh poet and author. He is widely published and is much in demand for his lively performances and writing workshops. He has performed at the Hay Festival and the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival and has read and tutored at Ty Newydd, the National Writers' Centre for Wales.Mike frequently appears on radio and television and is known among Cardiff City football fans as the club's 'unofficial poet'.TO find out more about MIKE: https://www.mikejenkins.net/