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Fen Speak July, featuring Matt Howard
July 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fen Speak is Ely’s regular poetry, spoken word and storytelling open mic night where local writers come together to share their work in a friendly environment: https://www.fenlandpoetry.co.uk/fenspeak
July’s Fen Speak features special guest Matt Howard.
Matt Howard was born in Norwich in 1978 and grew up in Hethersett and Wymondham, playing out in that narrow gap between settlements and agri-business which allows imagination growing space. Two teachers, Mrs Palmer and Mrs Flowerday, woke him to poetry but he hid from it until his late twenties when, having established a career in the insurance industry, he found that the OU degree course he’d begun included a Creative Writing module: he then realised that writing poetry was all he wanted to do.