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Sylvia Plath Literary Festival
21st - 23rd October 2022
Hebden Bridge & Heptonstall
The blood jet is poetry, / There is no stopping it.
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Sylvia Plath Literary Festival
21st - 23rd October 2022
Hebden Bridge & Heptonstall
The blood jet is poetry, / There is no stopping it.

Amanda Dalton

she/her

Amanda Dalton is a poet and playwright and is currently a visiting lecturer at Manchester University and MMU’s Writing School. Her poetry collections ‘How To Disappear’ and ‘Stray’ are published by Bloodaxe and her recent pamphlets include an experimental poetry sketchbook, ’30 Poems In Thirty Days’ (Arc Publications 2021) and ‘Notes on Water’ (smith|doorstop 2022). Her writing for theatre and BBC Radio 4 and 3 includes original plays, drama documentary and adaptations from writers including Tove Jansson, Henry James and Jackie Kay, and from classic film. She is currently writing text for a series of short films with Manchester Camerata, writing a new commission for Keswick’s Theatre By The Lake, and completing a new collection of poems. Amanda lives in Hebden Bridge. Her website is at amandadalton.co.uk

Website Address: amandadalton.co.uk

Twitter: @uncletilly

Instagram: daltonwriter

“a remarkable poet writing the darkest of times with urgency and grace” (Peter Sansom).

“Haunting, elegiac, engrossing and ultimately energising, deeply affecting and philosophical” (Jackie Kay on “Notes on Water’

Full price £8-£10 | Local ticket £5-£8

Digital ticket: £10-£20 | Workshops £12/8/5

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