Tomorrow, I’ll be reading from my debut poetry pamphlet, A Model Archaeologist (available from my publisher Eyewear Publishing) at the Eyewear Publishing Summer pamphlet launch. Come celebrate with me as I join fellow Eyewear poets including, Shelley Roche-Jacques, Samantha Jackson, Keith Jarrett, Damilola Odelola, George Szirtes and VA Sola Smith. The event will be hosted by publisher and poet, Todd Swift and guest poet, Julie Morrissy, will be reading at the start of the evening. Details here on Facebook.
About Leilanie Stewart
Leilanie Stewart is an author and poet from Belfast, Northern Ireland. She has written four novels, including award-winning ghost horror, The Blue Man, as well as three poetry collections. Her writing confronts the nature of self; her novels feature main characters on a dark psychological journey who have a crisis of identity and create a new sense of being. She began writing for publication while working as an English teacher in Japan, a career pathway that has influenced themes in her writing. Her former career as an Archaeologist has also inspired her writing and she has incorporated elements of archaeology and mythology into both her fiction and poetry.
In addition to promoting her own work, Leilanie runs Bindweed Magazine, a creative writing literary journal with her writer husband, Joseph Robert. Aside from publishing pursuits, Leilanie enjoys spending time with her husband and their lively literary lad, a voracious reader of sea monster books.
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