The Alchemy Experiment
157 Byres Rd, Glasgow G12 8TS, UK


Tuesday 1st November 2022   19:30 - 21:30

Launch of The Last Woman Born on the Island, Glasgow author Sharon Black’s latest poetry collection at The Alchemy Experiment.

With a reading of poems from the book, as well as readings by guest poets Michael Brown and Penny Shutt, and live music by Alex Andreas Duncan.

Free entry. All welcome! Complimentary glass of wine provided. Teas, coffees, soft drinks on sale.

Michael Brown first collection, Where Grown Men Go, was published by Salt in 2019. His pamphlets Undersong (2014) and Locations for a Soul (2016) are available from Eyewear and Templar respectively.

Penny Shutt is a poet, Hawthornden fellow and a psychiatrist working in child and adolescent mental health in Cornwall. She runs therapeutic-writing and poetry-therapy workshops and has recently had poems featured in NHS anthology These are the Hands and in Hippocrates Prize Anthologies.

Alex Andreas Duncan has explored musical genres that include electric and acoustic blues guitar, singer-songwriter, electronica and experimental. His recent projects include multi-media collaborations with poet Sharon Black and Marseilles-based abstract artist Jon Lane.