Hollie leads the evening with topics that range through guilt, sex, politics, parenthood, friendship and school discos with a keen eye for absurdity and a relish for rhyme. Humane, refreshingly candid, sometimes quite rude and often very funny Her new book Slug is about the human condition: of birth and death and how we manage the possibilities in-between. Michael Pederson  has added to his acclaimed debut collection Play with Me with the beautifully illustrated Oyster. Pedersen also co-runs and co-founded Neu! Reekie! – a prize winning Scottish arts collective. 'I love Hollie's poems. There is such raw honesty and warmth and often humour within them. She is one of the best poets we have.' - Matt Haig 'She writes with honesty, conviction, humour and love.' - Kate Tempest

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