An Outbreak of Peace Launch video: Karen Ankers

Poet Karen Ankers reads her poem, Poppy Day, at the launch of An Outbreak of Peace, an anthology of stories and poems in response to the end of WWI at Housmans Radical Bookshop

Next launch event Blackwells Manchester 30th November

Solstice Shorts Line-up: Cork

Cork

O’Sho

Mother Hand, Karen Ankers
Toast Crumbs, Karen Boissonneault-Gauthier
Veranda, Clare Shaw
Farewell My Father, Anne Elizabeth Bevan
Moon Jellyfish, Ness Owen
Fire at Midday, Susan Cartwright-Smith

 

Solstice Shorts Line up for Ynys Mon

Solstice Shorts line up for Ucheldre Centre, Ynys Môn

#Noon, Su Yin Yap
Mother Hand, Karen Ankers
Jackdaw, Elaine Hughes
Fire at Midday, Susan Cartwright-Smith
I am not Beautiful at Noon, Elinor Brooks
Moon Jellyfish, Ness Owen
Twelve o’Clock From The House, Nicholas McGaughey
Winter Ritual, Sara Elgerot
Winter Solstice, Gareth Culshaw
Unleashed, Paul Foy

Ulcheldre Centre

Launching An Outbreak of Peace – Photos at Housmans

Launching An Outbreak of Peace to a full house at Housmans.

Thanks to everyone who came along and in particular to Housmans for hosting and to CB,  Clare, Karen, Katy, Peter, Sarah and Chantal (all pictured) and Valerie (not pictured) for reading so magnificently – sold out Housman’s stock of the book!

An Outbreak of Peace: Karen Ankers

Karen Ankers is a poet, playwright and novelist who lives in Anglesey.  Her poetry collection, One Word At A Time was published in 2017.  Her one-act plays have been performed in the UK, America, Australia and Malaysia.  Her first novel, The Crossing Place, was published in January 2018 by Stepping Stones Publishing. Poems published in Indiana Voice Journal

Karen will read her poem Poppy Day at the An Outbreak of Peace launch at Housmans 14th November 7pm

Dusk: Video – Ynys Mon – Dusk Runner

Karen Ankers reads Dusk Runner by Cath Bore

BSL interpreted by Ffranses Wharton-Faraut

The unpublished poems and stories from these events are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can buy the book, and the ebook only from us now! Not in shops until June

Dusk: Video – Ynys Mon – Sleeping Out

Karen Ankers reads Sleeping Out by Stevie Krayer

BSL interpreted by Ffranses Wharton-Faraut

The unpublished poems and stories from these events are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can buy the book, and the ebook only from us now! Not in shops until June

Dusk: Video – Ynys Mon – Female Blackbird Sings

Karen Ankers reads Female Blackbird Sings by Ness Owen

BSL interpreted by Ffranses Wharton-Faraut

The unpublished poems and stories from these events are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can buy the book, and the ebook only from us now! Not in shops until June

Dusk Performer: Karen Ankers

Karen will be reading poems and stories at Ynys Mon

Karen Ankers lives in Holyhead and has been an active member of the Ucheldre Rep for fourteen years, both as actor and director.  She is a founder member of her own award-winning company, Pakala Productions.  Her most recent role was Wendy, in Peter Quilter’s “Blind Date”.  She has portrayed a wide variety of parts and has acted in plays by Ayckbourn, Shakespeare, Priestley, and many others.  In 2009 she won the award of Best Actress at the Anglesey Drama Festival.  She also enjoys writing plays and has had work produced in the UK, USA, Australia and Malaysia.