Dusk Launch video Calling Them In

Poet Kelly Davis reads her poem, Calling Them In at the launch 2017 Solstice Shorts Festival anthology DUSK at Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Greenwich.

Dusk: Video – Carlisle – Summer Evening

Kelly Davis reads Summer Evening by Lindsay Reid

for DUSK at Carlisle

BSL interpreted by Karen Edmondson

The unpublished poems and stories from these events are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can preorder the print version, and buy the ebook, now!

Dusk: Video – Carlisle – Factory

Kelly Davis reads Factory by Joy Howard

for DUSK at Carlisle

BSL interpreted by Karen Edmondson

The unpublished poems and stories from these events are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can preorder the print version, and buy the ebook, now!

Dusk: Video- Carlisle – Crow Haibun

Kelly Davis reads Crow Haibun by Alison Lock

for DUSK at Carlisle

BSL interpreted by Karen Edmondson

The unpublished poems and stories from these events are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can preorder the print version, and buy the ebook, now!

Dusk: Video – Carlisle – Calligraphy of Starlings

Kelly Davis reads Calligraphy of Starlings by Aziz Dixon

for DUSK at Carlisle

BSL interpreted by Karen Edmondson

The unpublished poems and stories from these events are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can preorder the print version, and buy the ebook, now!

Dusk: Video – Carlisle – Calling Them In

Kelly Davis reads her own poem, Calling Them In

for DUSK at Carlisle

BSL interpreted by Karen Edmondson

The unpublished poems and stories from these events are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can preorder the print version, and buy the ebook, now!

Dusk: Video- Warkleigh – Calling Them In

Lisa Schneidau and Katy Lee read Calling them in by Kelly Davis for DUSK at Courage Copse, Warkleigh, Devon

BSL interpreted by David Wolfenden

This poem and all the other unpublished poems and stories are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can preorder the print version, and buy the ebook, now!

Dusk Performer: Kelly Davis

copyright Gordon Rushton

Kelly Davis studied acting and verse-speaking as a child in London, and has appeared in many productions with Cumbrian theatre groups, including the Workington Playgoers and the Theatre Royal Shakespeare Players. She has benefited from mentoring by Royal Shakespeare Company practitioners, via the Open Stages Scheme, and has studied acting with Jennie Buckman (ex-RADA). She has read at the Poetry Cafe (London), Tullie House Museum (Carlisle) and the Old Fire Station (Penrith), and has appeared with Poets Out Loud at Cockermouth Live and the Patchwork Opera at the Carlisle Fringe Festival 2017

Kelly is reading for Dusk in Carlisle

Dusk Poet: Kelly Davis

copyright Ian Francis

Kelly Davis was born in London. She studied English Literature at St Anne’s College, Oxford, and worked as an editor for Penguin Australia, Longman UK and BBC Books in the 1980s. Since 1989, she and her husband, Ian Francis, have lived in Maryport, on the West Cumbrian coast. Her poems have been commended in the Cannon Poets ‘Sonnet or Not’ Competition and the Fire River Poets Competition 2016. They have been published in Mslexia, Poetry Scotland and SpeakEasy magazine (Caldew Press), and anthologised in Poetry for Performance (The Playing Space), Write to Be Counted (The Book Mill), the Her Heart Poetry Annual 2017 (herheartpoetry.com) and Diversifly (Fair Acre Press). She is a member of Wigton Writers and the Market Place Poets, and chairs sessions at the annual Words by the Water Festival in Keswick, Cumbria.

Kelly’s poem, for Dusk, Calling Them In will be performed at Carlisle, Nottingham and Warkleigh at Dusk on 21st December 2017, and will be published in the Dusk anthology 21st June 2018