News:

March

*My poem 'Mind' has been long-listed in the National Poetry Competition, out of over 12,000 entries. 

* Some of my poems are featured on the wonderful East London Radio - listen here from 25 minutes in

https://www.mixcloud.com/EastLondonRadio/talking-stories-march-2017/

 

 

May  

* Happy to have come second place in the Clouds poetry competition organised by the Cloud Appreciation Society and Candlestick Press and judged by Katherine Towers. My poem is forthcoming in Ten Poems About Clouds to be published this summer

 http://www.candlestickpress.co.uk/competitions/

*I'm delighted to have a new poem about Mayflies published in this limited edition pamphlet, Nature and Sentience, by Corbel Stone Press. 

June

*Two poems published in POEM magazine: Women on Brexit edition, edited by Fiona Sampson

http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rpom20/current

*Poem 'Salmo Salar' published in Corbel Stone Press' Contemporary Poetry Series: Nature and Death. Limited edition pamphlet.

 

July

* A new interview here for Liverpool University Press blog - 

https://liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/blogs/poetry/the-science-nature-and-creativity-of-slant-light-in-conversation-with-sarah-westcott

 

 

Readings:

March 2: Poetry workshops and reading on the theme of Spells for World Book Day with year 7 and 9 students, Townley Grammar School, Bexleyheath, Kent.

March 22: Guest reader at Ouse Muse, the Auction Room bar, 1 Duke St, Bedford, MK40 3HD.

March 24: Poetry reading on the theme of Strong Women with special guests including Lorraine Mariner and Laura McKee,  Bexley Village Library, Kent.

May 18: Poetry reading at Daunt Books, Cheapside, London with Jodie Hollander and Susan Wicks. Register here for free ticket: 

 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/poetry-reading-jodie-hollander-sarah-westcott-susan-wicks-tickets-33042955369?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing

May 20: Poetry workshop on The Other Side for Second Light spring festival, The Art Workers Guild: 6 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AT.

http://www.secondlightlive.co.uk/downloads/sprfest17.pdf

May 21: Poetry reading with Pavilion Poets at Torriano Meeting House, 99 Torriano Avenue, Kentish Town, London NW5 2RX. 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pavilion-poetry-live-reading-with-jodie-hollander-sarah-corbett-sarah-westcott-tickets-33462011778?aff=erelpanelorg

June 6 - Reading at 'Not the General Election' poetry evening with Lorraine Mariner, Fiona Moore, NJ Hynes and others at West Greenwich Library, 146 Greenwich High Rd, London SE10 8NN, 7.30pm

June 16 - Co-hosting an evening of poetry, stories and music on the theme of 'The Summer of Love' with readers including Welling Poets and Mick Delap, Bexley Village Library, Kent.

July 13 - Launch of Ten Poems about Clouds with Candlestick Press. The Long White Cloud Cafe, 151 Hackney Road, London E2 8JL. info@candlestickpress.co.uk  

September 12 - Guest reader at poetry evening in South Molton Library, Devon. Details TBC

October 10 - Reader at Mary Evans Picture Library poems and pictures evening, details TBC