Review: Fire & Dust – the Return of DrayZera

Fire & Dust – the Return of DrayZera: a review by Aarushi Shetty   After being shut for a few weeks for expansion, The Big Comfy Bookshop reopened at the perfect time to host the Fire & Dust open-mic in July.  The newly renovated shop was bigger,...

Coventry International Poetry Exchange 2017

  Two Coventry poets, Andrea Mbarushimana and Russ Berry, have been selected to travel to Cork (Ireland) to perform their work. Andrea and Russ will head out to Ireland for two days next week (24/7/2017), and will also attend a reading in Conalkilty.   Cork is one of...

Fire & Dust MEETS DrayZera reviewed by Sophie Rowson

  New and familiar faces performed at the Big Comfy Bookshop in March. Poignant words of loss and the disappointments of love started off the event. The flames of anger were lit when frustration around politics and religion was released into the audience. They...

REVIEW: FIRE & DUST AT THE BIG COMFY LIT FESTIVAL 2016

   Michael McEntee’s Big Comfy Bookshop is situated in FarGo Village (a creative space in Coventry city) and hosts our Fire & Dust poetry open mic every month. This bookshop-cum-café held its first literary festival last weekend, for which HCE/ Silhouette Press...

Fire & Dust at Big Comfy Lit Fest

This coming weekend (9th-11th September), The Big Comfy Bookshop is holding a literature festival up in Coventry’s Fargo Village. There’s going to be lots of interesting stuff going on over the three days, including guest writers, book talks, book signings...