Raise the Bar: Salena Godden & Friends @ Bristol Beacon

Saturday 13th April, 19:30 start

Raise the Bar returns to Bristol Beacon for a Lyra Festival special, featuring legendary UK poet Salena Godden alongside a lineup of dynamic performers. 

Salena Godden FRSL is an award-winning writer, novelist, poet, memoirist and broadcaster of Jamaican and Irish mixed heritage based in London. Her debut novel Mrs Death Misses Death won the Indie Book Award for Fiction and the People’s Book Prize and was shortlisted for the British Book Awards and the Gordon Burn Prize. Her work has been widely anthologised and broadcast on BBC radio, TV and film. 

She has grown to become one of Britain’s foremost poets whose electrifying live performances have earned her a devoted following, with the eagerly anticipated sequel to Mrs Death Misses Death titled The Life of Life due for publication in March 2025,

More info & tickets: https://bristolbeacon.org/whats-on/raise-the-bar-salena-godden-friends/