booking line 01482 392699
booking line 01482 392699
Bridlington Poetry Festival
12 - 21 june 2015

Bridlington Poetry Festival
Church Lane, Sewerby YO15 1EA
Council Offices
Skirlaugh HU11 5HN

Poets 2015
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Kate Fox
Kate Fox is a stand up poet. She has been a Poet in Residence on Radio 4's Saturday Live, Glastonbury Festival and the Great North Run. Her solo shows include Poet in Residence, The Starting Line and Kate Fox News, performed at venues including the Southbank Centre, Ilkley Literature Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe. She has been commissioned to perform poems for BBC1, BBC2, Radio 3 and many Radio 4 shows. Publications include Fox Populi from Smokestack Books and We Are Not Stone from Ek Zuban Press.
She's won the Andrew Waterhouse Award from New Writing North, an Arts Council Time to Write an award and a K Blundell Trust grant from the Society of Authors. She has taught and facilitated for the Arvon Foundation, First Story, Creative Partnerships and New Writing North. She is currently doing a PhD in performance at Leeds University. Radio 4 will be broadcasting her two half hour comedy shows The Price of Happiness in May 2015.
"Funny, endearing with a journalistic cynicism that cuts through the whimsy"
Sunday Telegraph
"Funny, quirky and a wonderful writer"
Sarah Millican
"Hilariously self-deprecating"
Three Weeks