Maggie Harris

Maggie Harris is originally from Guyana and lived in Kent until 2006 when she moved to Wales. She performs her work frequently at various venues. A poet, prose writer and memoirist, she won the Guyana Prize for Literature for her first collection, Limbolands, 2000, and was Regional Winner of The Commonwealth Short Story Prize, 2014. Her latest collection of poetry is Sixty Years of Loving, (Cane Arrow Press), and Writing on Water (February 2017, Seren) follows her previous collection In Margate by Lunchtime (Cultured Llama Press), which was longlisted for the Edge Hill Prize 2016. 


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Friday 31st March, 19:30

Special guest at The Cellar Bards on Friday, March 31st, will be Maggie Harris, who will be reading from her newly released collection of short stories, Writing on Water. Maggie has won several awards for her poetry and prose. She was the Caribbean winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2014 with ‘Sending for Chantal’, the first story in this new collection. And she has twice won the Guyana Prize for Literature for her poetry. Doors and the bar open at 7.30pm, the event starts at 8pm. Entry is £3. Open mic spots as usual. And ... There will be cake! Register your interest on the...