Jonathan Davidson at Manky Poets with copland smith


Chorlton Library


Friday 20 May, 2016 - 19.30 doors

£2 / £1 on the door

Floor poets and a guest poet.

Jonathan Davidson was born in 1964 in Didcot, South Oxfordshire, and now lives in Coventry. He won an Eric Gregory award in 1990, and is the author of various pamphlets and collections of poetry, including Moving the Stereo (Jackson’s Arm, 1993), The Living Room (Arc, 1994), A Horse Called House (Smith/Doorstop, 1997) and Early Train (Smith/Doorstop, 2011). He has had seven radio plays broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and 4, along with radio adaptations of Geoffrey Hill’s Mercian Hymns and W.S. Graham’s The Nightfishing. His most recent book is Humfrey Coningsby: poems, complaints, explanations and demands for satisfaction (Valley Press, 2015), an unreliable memoir of a 17th century time traveller.

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