Celebrating 10 Years of Graft Poetry


Ilkley Manor House, 24 June 2018, 2.00pm – 4.30pm
£3 on the door

Graft Poetry, is celebrating ten years of international poetry publishing. In June 2018 five Graft poets will read from their latest collections.


Jefferson Holdridge, The Sound Thereof, 2017 
Jefferson is Professor of English, with a special interests in modern Irish poetry, at Wake Forest University, North Carolina, USA 

Chris Bridge, Walking Through, 2016 
Since retiring from education, Chris has established himself not only as a fine poet but as a novelist too (his second novel is being published early this summer). 

Pauline Kirk, Time Traveller, 2017 
York-based Pauline is, with her daughter, a successful crime writer as well as being an established novelist and poet in her own right. 

Andy Boobier, Kong King, 2017 
Andy is a graphic designer, copywriter, poet and musician. This is his second publication with Graft Poetry.

Nicholas Bielby, About Painters and Paintings, 2018 
Here Pennine Platform editor, Nicholas brings together new and selected poems from four previous books on one favourite theme. 

So come along and enjoy a summer’s afternoon with a free glass of wine, excellent poetry, convivial conversation and the chance to browse among (and possibly purchase!) our books and pamphlets. 

Graft Poetry, Frizingley Hall, Frizinghall Road, Bradford, BD9 4LD 


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