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The well-loved Goldfinch Books Poetry Night returns - but with a festival twist! 

Alongside talented local poet Ellora Sutton hosting the poetry open mic, we are honoured to have a headline performance from Raine Geoghegan.

Raine Geoghegan, M.A. is a Welsh born Gypsy poet, writer and playwright living in the UK. She is a Forward Prize, twice Pushcart Prize, and Best of the Net nominee. Her work has been published internationally both online and in print. Raine's three pamphlets are published with Hedgehog Press. Her essay ‘It’s Hopping Time’ is published in the anthology ‘Gifts of Gravity & Light’ with Hodder & Stoughton.


She has performed at Ledbury Poetry Festival; Chichester Festival; Over the Edge in Galway, and now at Alton Arts Festival! 


Raine's first full collection, ‘The Talking Stick: O Pookering Kosh’ is published with Salmon Poetry Press. She teaches ‘Performance Skills’ and is the founder of ‘Writing as Sanctuary’, a writing and personal development programme.


DATE: 11/07/24

TIME: Doors 7pm

VENUE: Goldfinch Books

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