My publisher, Black Pear Press, kindly set up a page on Facebook. Pictures from the book launch can be found there. Take a look!
Her Majesty, The Queen received her copy of Lacuna.
Have you got yours? Lacuna, the debut collection of poetry from yours truly (prize-winning poet, Kieran Davis, AKA Baldypoems) is available here:
Sure, you can get it on Amazon too, but I’d love for you to buy directly from the publisher, Black Pear Press.
Edited by the remarkable Polly Stretton, and sporting a blurb written by the legendary Paul F. Lenzi, Lacuna is sure to delight lovers of poetry.
Thank you to all for the continued support.
I am delighted! A friend of the family, photographer, Andrew Miller; kindly sent me pictures of the Lacuna book launch. I am very pleased to share these with Mr Miller’s kind permission.
Poets, performers, and personal heroes of mine. My friends, Mike Alma, Alan Durham and Polly Stretton; kindly read at the Lacuna launch.
Worcestershire Poet Laureate, Suz Winspear, wowed the audience.
My youngest son, Oscar Davis, read his favourite poem: ‘A Good Boy’ by Robert Louis Stevenson. Oscar truly stole the show, people are still talking about his performance!
Alan, Mike, Polly and I read my poem, ‘Beyond the Realms of Redemption’ together. A wonderful performance, I loved every second of it.
I celebrated with family and friends, including Worcestershire Literary Festival Poetry Slam Champion, Charley Barnes (pictured right) and Worcestershire Poet Laureate, Suz Winspear (left). I am blessed to be pals with such talented and lovely ladies.
This is my brother, Damien (who took the amazing picture for Lacuna’s front cover) and my beautiful niece, Ellie (Uncle Baldy’s Princess).
My editor, the brilliant poet, Polly Stretton, with Oscar. They just taught my eldest daughter, Willow, ‘jazz hands’!
Signing some books!
And kissing gorgeous girls! This is the photographer, Andrew Miller’s wife, Karen. ‘Kazzie’ looks after our children when we are at work and they are not at school or nursery, we would be lost without her, and love her dearly.
Wonderful day, luckiest man alive. Thank you to my publisher, Black Pear Press, and to all who came to the launch. Memories that will last a life-time.
Those who still want to get their hands on a copy of Lacuna get one here:
Best wishes and much love from Baldy.
Delighted to say my publisher, Black Pear Press, has now released Lacuna on Amazon.
A big thank you to all those who have already got their copy, and especially – to all who have supported and encouraged me throughout the publication process and subsequent promotion. Thank you!
Thank you! Thank you to Louis and the team at Costa Coffee, proudly supporting the launch of Lacuna by popping up a poster. Everyone knows how nice the service usually is at Costa, and the Worcester branches are no exception.
Lacuna is launched this Sunday (14th August) at Drummonds, New Street, Worcester at 4PM. There will be a lovely selection of cake, thanks to Steve Kilmartin and Innovate, a chance to get a book signed, and some amazing performances of poetry.
Thank you! Thank you to Denise Wray, Sue Walster, Reuben Taylor and Holly Napier (all pictured below) from Daisychain Benevolent Fund, proudly promoting the Lacuna launch.
Daisychain Benevolent Fund Trust’s aim is the preservation of health and the relief of sickness for children and young adults in the community. Inspiring work by a wonderful charity.
The Daisychain bookshop in St John’s (Worcester) is a delight to visit, their volunteers are friendly and helpful, and their selection of books is superb (don’t tell my wife, but I left with three beautiful books today!). With an impressive poetry selection and eye-catching displays of all genres, this is a booklover’s veritable Utopia.
Lacuna is the debut collection from prize-winning poet, Kieran Davis (also known as Baldypoems). The book is published by Black Pear Press and features cover art from Olympic torch bearer, Damien Davis. The book launch, sponsored by Innovate (who are providing the free cake) and the Worcestershire Literary Festival, takes place at 4PM on Sunday 14th August at Drummonds (New Street, Worcester).
As well as free cake (I mentioned free cake, right?) there will be poetry performances from The Magnificent Mike Alma, The Amazing Alan Durham, Perfect Poet, Polly Stretton and Worcestershire Poet Laureate; Suz Winspear.
Thank you! Thank you to Martin Purser (pictured below) and Blue cross, proudly promoting the Lacuna Launch. Blue Cross is a charity that helps to find homes for previously unwanted pets. Animal lovers can sponsor a cat or dog for as little as £3 a month.
Donations and purchases go towards feeding, and caring for animals as well as paying for much needed (and often expensive) medical bills. Martin is charming and a joy to speak to, I hope you will visit him at Blue Cross charity shop on Mealcheapen Street
Lacuna is the debut collection of poetry from prize-winning poet, Kieran Davis (of Baldypoems fame). Published by Black Pear Press and sporting cover art from Damien Davis, Lacuna is released on Sunday 14th August at Drummonds (New Street, Worcester, 4PM).
Thank you! Thank you to Veronica Tyrrell (pictured below) and Sue Carter from Age Concern UK, proudly promoting the Lacuna Launch. Age Concern UK’s endless efforts support the elderly nationwide and this outlet in St John’s, Worcester is situated in a beautiful, quirky building.
Lacuna, written by prize-winning poet, Kieran Davis and featuring cover art from photographer; Damien Davis (of Olympic torch bearing fame) – is published by Black Pear Press and is released on Sunday 14th August. The book launch takes place at Drummonds (New street, Worcester) and will feature performances from local poets, all much loved in the community. The launch is sponsored by Innovate and the Worcestershire Literary Festival.
Thank you! Thank you to Fran Holder (pictured below) and Cats Protection, proudly promoting the Lacuna Launch. Fran runs the local charity shop in St John’s, Worcester, where purchases and donations go towards the UK’s leading feline welfare charity. Cats Protection help over twenty thousand cats and kittens a year.
Lacuna, the debut poetry collection from prize-winning poet, Kieran Davis (your beloved Baldypoems) is published by Black Pear Press and is launched at Drummonds (New Street, Worcester) on Sunday 14th August at 4PM. Come along for some free cake and fantastic poetry.