Beth Somerford      Poetry & Performance
 

What I’m Doing Now.....


LIVING  brighton, uk / normandie, france

working brighton mastery; different development

PLAYING  new venture theatre, squall + frenzy, cast iron theatre, pretty villain productions, roundhill pottery

LOVING  simon scardanelli (musician and actor); my fabulous children, joe, hannah jake and libby

 

Judging the inaugural Hove Grown poetry competition


Launching new Sussex-based poetry and literary snippets magazine Smeuse.


Writing for my next collection, inspired by the Sussex landscape


Planning next year’s writing and personal development retreats in Brittany


Planning the reprieve of Underworlds, my one woman show, and a new devised duologue, for the Brighton fringe next year



Recent Successes

Pleased, And Initially Excited (5) published in Under The Radar 17


Directing Sarah Ruhl’s The Clean House, which played at The New Venture Theatre in November


The Colourist of Artificial Fish was long-listed in the Southbank Poetry Competition


The Match Sculptor is one of 2 winners of the Odd Couples competition in The A3 Review


Peppercombe published in Ink, Sweat, Tears


The Lab Technician’s Skin selected in the Ver Poets Open Competition


Lovely and Drunk commended in the Ware Poets Competition


Rhyme & Reason: The Poetry of Leadership, awarded Silver (Business & Leadership category) in the Nautilus Book Awards