New Writing North with Waterstones Newcastle Present: Jo Clement
Wednesday 18th March 19:00 at Newcastle
Appleby Horse Fair in Cumbria is the largest annual gathering of Gypsies and Travellers in Europe. Jo Clement visited the fair each year with her Grandad Jack as a child. In this moving homecoming the poet travels alone to the fair to watch horses be bathed in the River Eden and raced along the electrifying flashing lane, to reflect on the poetics and politics of Gypsy identity.
Jo Clement is Managing Editor of Butcher’s Dog poetry magazine and a New Writing North ‘Northern Promise’ award-winner. She was born in Darlington and holds a PhD from Newcastle University.
Book your ticket today
Terms & Conditions
Please note that events can occasionally be cancelled at short notice or their times or dates may alter; we therefore recommend that you check with the shop before travelling.
If you are unable to attend an event we can often reserve signed copies. Please contact the host shop for details. Reserved copies cannot be guaranteed and may not always carry dedications.
All signings (unless otherwise stated) operate on a first come first served basis, so early arrival is often recommended.
Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App?