NEW: Film Launch

    Wed Dec 8    6 pm    SIA Gallery, Old Head Post Office https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/…/prologueepilogue-film… Prologue/Epilogue by Carolyn Waudby and Diana ScarboroughAn emerging collaboration with a poet and a multimedia artist Meet Cambridge-based multimedia artist Diana Scarborough and Sheffield poet-journalist Carolyn Waudby at the beginning of their collaboration. In their Artists’ Talk they will share the practices…

On The Thinnest of Nights

October 29 2020 At the Haunted Places Event staged by Sheffield Hallam University’s Space and Place group, Carolyn read her poem On The Thinnest of Nights. The poem is from her poetry collection Apus inspired by #Frida Kahlo. Dr Elizabeth Uruchurtu spoke on Mexican Day of the Dead and the arrival of monarch butterflies to…

Book Launch

If you missed the launch of Apus, you can watch a recording here. Apus will be launched at a webinar on Tuesday November 3rd 2020. Carolyn will read poems from the collection to a backdrop of images of Mexico taken by fine art photographer Michele Lazenby. Mexican-born Dr. Elizabeth Uruchurtu will introduce the event. Copies…

‘The Colours of Pain’ – Apus

July 2020   “Impressionistic … often edged with the surreal” is how Book Reviews editor of Orbis Noel Williams described Apus. Williams reviewed the chapbook of 20 poems inspired by the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo in the latest edition of the international literary journal. He writes: “As background, her [Kahlo’s] paintings offer a…

Apus Listed on New Website

Poet Colin Bancroft launched a new poetry site in May 2020 on which Carolyn’s chapbook Apus is featured. Apus – 20 poems inspired by the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo – is listed in A Poet’s Directory – a comprehensive resource of journals, magazines and websites. The website also includes a sample poem Ritual…

Feature: No Sympathy for the Devil

January 2020 Carolyn’s feature on the folklore of the Delta blues, including the truth behind the Robert Johnson story, is in the January 2020 edition of Fortean Times. Available from newsagents.

Poem in U.S. Journal

The Rockvale Review Issue 4 May 2019 is just out – and Carolyn’s poem Daughter from the Frida Kahlo collection is featured, paired with a photograph by Nashville artist Ashley Trabue. Founding editor Sandy Coomer discusses how she chose the 33 poems in the issue from 1500 – and how musical compositions were commissioned to…