August 11, 2009
August 19th — The Festival Special
Readers / Writers:
Jen Hadfield – a remarkably original and inventive poet who recently won the TS Eliot prize.
Ryan Van Winkle – poems & stories from the Reader in Residence at the Scottish Poetry Library.
Nick Holdstock – short stories which grow inside you like golden crocuses.
Jason Morton – stories that can eat bricks.
Music / Song Writers:
Billy Liar – Acoustic + infectious punk.
Jed Milroy – singer songwriter and hunter finally back from the Woods.
Withered Hand – intense, eccentric, bittersweet and very wry original songs.
Jonny Berliner – Joyus songs about crustaceans, exhaustion, and glucose.
The Black Diamond Express – a rocking, hell-playing, old time string band.
A cast of hand-drawn marionettes are magically brought to life. This is what happens at the accidental meeting of inkblots, photocopies, cardboard, angle-poise lamps, the occasional table, video technology, a laptop and a banana box.