Clarissa Luard Poet-in-Residence
Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere
January to February 2017

Holly is in residence at the Wordsworth Trust, working in the archives at the Jerwood Centre and travelling across Cumbria to deliver schools workshops exploring site-specific writing with young writers aged 6 to 16. The project is being documented at


Stories from the Sculpture City
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
Wednesday 8 February 2017
4 – 8pm

An evening of informal talks about the futures and fictions of sculpture, taking place between the Henry Moore Institute Institute and Victoria Hotel, Great George Street in Leeds and featuring readings by Garry Barker, Paul Becker, Holly Corfield Carr, Sam Cornish, Chris Fite-Wassilak, Sean Lynch, Dr Jo Melvin, and David Steans.


Literary Salon
Spike Island, Bristol
Thursday 16 March 2017
6.30 – 8.30pm

Sian Norris leads a showcase dedicated to women’s writing, with guest poets and performers Bidisha, Holly Corfield Carr and Tania Hershmann to celebrate Women’s History Month. Attendees also have the opportunity to share their own work during an open mic session at each event.


The Guide to Being Bear Aware
Arnolfini, Bristol
Thursday 06 April 2017
7 to 8pm

The launch of SJ Fowler’s latest poetry collection ‘The Guide to Being Bear Aware’ from Bristol-based Shearsman Books, featuring performances and readings from Fowler and guest readers John Hall, Holly Corfield Carr, Paul Hawkins, Phil Owen & more to be announced.





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