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Aoife Mannix and Janie Armour at Exeter Poetry Festival

Exeter Poetry Festival is delighted to announce that Aoife Mannix and Janie Armour will be on the bill in October! Aoife and Janie will be performing at an Apples & Snakes and Exeter Poetry Festival Night on Saturday 9th October in Exeter Phoenix.

The full line up for the festival should be announced later this month, and tickets will go on sale in the near future from Exeter Phoenix Box Office.

Aoife Mannix is an Irish writer and poet based in London. Her first novel Heritage of Secrets was published by Lubin & Kleyner in 2008 and won the People’s Book Prize. She is the author of four collections of poetry; The Trick of Foreign Words (2002), The Elephant in the Corner (2005), Growing Up An Alien (2007) and Turn The Clocks Upside Down (2008) – all with Tall Lighthouse. Her work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, London Live, Resonance FM, and the BBC World Service.

Janie Armour is a composer, musical director and musician, working mainly in the theatre medium. She has collaborated extensively with spoken word artists, and has performed with bands at festivals throughout the UK and Europe, including Lisbon International Festival, WOMAD Reading, Glastonbury, Leeds International, Munich Festival, Summer Sundae Weekender and Vlissingen Street Festival, Holland.