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We're an independent gallery bookshop based in Machynlleth, mid Wales. It's our blend of bookshop, selling a carefully selected collection of reads and pick-up-and-flick-through books – and gallery space to inspire you while you're browsing. We host events too, book readings, author talks, photography and art openings. 

In sight of the sea - poetry inspired by island and coastal living

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In sight of the sea - poetry inspired by island and coastal living

'In sight of the sea - poetry inspired by island and coastal living', with poet, Caroline Clark and reader Angela Gregory.

Poetry Reading in Machynlleth Town Library, Maengwyn Street, Machynlleth

Caroline Clark has lived in Aberystwyth since 1978 where she has been active in community theatre and as a reviewer and writer. She has had poetry and more recently short stories published in various anthologies, including ‘Written in Blood', 'My Cheating Heart' and 'The Wish Dog', all published by Honno Women's Press. Caroline is working on a collection of poems relating to the local landscape and history with which she will also be ‘popping-up’ around Machynlleth during the Poetry Fortnight.

Angela Gregory lives in Machynlleth and regularly visits Caldey Island. She will be reading poems by Brother David, monk of Caldey Island, from his collections 'The Music of the Ocean' and 'On the Seventh Wave' (2016). David Hodges is Angela Gregory's brother and a monk at the Cistercian Abbey on Caldey Island, off the south coast of Wales. Before entering the Abbey, he practised as a Solicitor in Basingstoke, Hampshire, having read Law and Economics at Trinity College, Cambridge. He has had poetry published in Spirituality, The Merton Journal, The Merton Seasonal, The Tablet, Cistercian Studies Quarterly, Mount Carmel, Religious Life Review, Studies, Cambria, on BBC Radio  and in anthologies