Mab Jones
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Heartspoken at Kuku Club

November 23, 2014 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm
A new night of live literature and spoken entertainment which takes love in all its forms as its inspiration. Poetry and prose, stories and sonnets, true tales and exotic fictions - this is an evening of sumptuous, sonorous, and highly sensual spoken word performance. With the odd dash of music, guest readers, and a small number of open mic spots, come and be entertained, reveal a secret in our anonymous Confession Box, or even tell a tale yourself. A lovely, love-filled night, hosted by…See More
Oct 31, 2014
Sarah Jane Leigh might attend Mab Jones's event
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Heartspoken at Kuku Club

November 23, 2014 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm
A new night of live literature and spoken entertainment which takes love in all its forms as its inspiration. Poetry and prose, stories and sonnets, true tales and exotic fictions - this is an evening of sumptuous, sonorous, and highly sensual spoken word performance. With the odd dash of music, guest readers, and a small number of open mic spots, come and be entertained, reveal a secret in our anonymous Confession Box, or even tell a tale yourself. A lovely, love-filled night, hosted by…See More
Oct 31, 2014
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Heartspoken at Kuku Club

November 23, 2014 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm
A new night of live literature and spoken entertainment which takes love in all its forms as its inspiration. Poetry and prose, stories and sonnets, true tales and exotic fictions - this is an evening of sumptuous, sonorous, and highly sensual spoken word performance. With the odd dash of music, guest readers, and a small number of open mic spots, come and be entertained, reveal a secret in our anonymous Confession Box, or even tell a tale yourself. A lovely, love-filled night, hosted by…See More
Oct 30, 2014
Mab Jones is attending Adrianne Sedgmore's event
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Feral at Wales Millennium Centre

October 15, 2014 from 8pm to 10pm
With barely a word spoken, Joe looks back at his childhood home and traces its journey from idyllic seaside town to community gripped by anarchy.Feral is a Fringe First Award winner, Total Theatre Award nominee and Edinburgh Festival sell-out show. Combining puppetry, immersive soundscapes and multimedia technology, the multi award-winning company Tortoise in a Nutshell build an entire world in front of your eyes.See More
Sep 18, 2014
Sheila Ann Saltmarshe joined Mab Jones's group
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RSC Open Stages - Jam Bones production of Troilus & Cressida

I have written a version of Troilus & Cressida, to be staged in March 2012 as part of the RSC Open Stages competition. Chosen plays will be shown in Stratford. Please join if you'd like to be involvedSee More
Aug 27, 2013
Will Ford is attending Mab Jones's event
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Back of the Pub Poetry Club at Tair Pluen (Owain Glyndwr)

June 16, 2013 from 7pm to 10pm
Third installment of the pub-based poetry palaver :-)Every 3rd Sunday. Free to attend.Please note our new venue! The Tair Pluen, which is next to the Owain Glyndwr in Cardiff town centre.We will also be starting at the slightly earlier time of 7pm, and the end time of 10pm.Back of the Pub Poetry Club is for any type of poet/poetry, for trying out new work, practicing old, sharing for the first time, engaging, meeting, chatting & drinking!OPEN MIC SPOTS: if you would like to read, please…See More
Jun 15, 2013
Frank Thomas commented on Mab Jones's event 'Back of the Pub Poetry Club'
"sorry got work but hope you all have a wonderful time x"
Jun 14, 2013
Nathan Keates joined Mab Jones's group
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RSC Open Stages - Jam Bones production of Troilus & Cressida

I have written a version of Troilus & Cressida, to be staged in March 2012 as part of the RSC Open Stages competition. Chosen plays will be shown in Stratford. Please join if you'd like to be involvedSee More
Nov 5, 2012
Scott Patrick commented on Mab Jones's group RSC Open Stages - Jam Bones production of Troilus & Cressida
"Hi, would like to get involved with this, eager to do a bit of Shakespeare. Here is a showreel/monologue project which shows some of my acting ability if  you are interested...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2M2Idu7ZxcY Thanks, Scott "
Nov 3, 2012
Scott Patrick and Hanna Brunt joined Mab Jones's group
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RSC Open Stages - Jam Bones production of Troilus & Cressida

I have written a version of Troilus & Cressida, to be staged in March 2012 as part of the RSC Open Stages competition. Chosen plays will be shown in Stratford. Please join if you'd like to be involvedSee More
Nov 3, 2012
Maria Morancho joined Mab Jones's group
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RSC Open Stages - Jam Bones production of Troilus & Cressida

I have written a version of Troilus & Cressida, to be staged in March 2012 as part of the RSC Open Stages competition. Chosen plays will be shown in Stratford. Please join if you'd like to be involvedSee More
Oct 12, 2012
Hannah Lloyd joined Mab Jones's group
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RSC Open Stages - Jam Bones production of Troilus & Cressida

I have written a version of Troilus & Cressida, to be staged in March 2012 as part of the RSC Open Stages competition. Chosen plays will be shown in Stratford. Please join if you'd like to be involvedSee More
Mar 30, 2012
Sarah Lisabeth joined Mab Jones's group
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RSC Open Stages - Jam Bones production of Troilus & Cressida

I have written a version of Troilus & Cressida, to be staged in March 2012 as part of the RSC Open Stages competition. Chosen plays will be shown in Stratford. Please join if you'd like to be involvedSee More
Feb 21, 2012
Sarah Jane Leigh might attend Mab Jones's event
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Dickensian Twist at Chapter Arts Centre

March 3, 2012 from 8pm to 10:30pm
In celebration of Dickens' 200th birthday, and in conjunction with World Book Day, Jam Bones and Chapter are pleased to present:Dickensian Twist!The World's First (and Possibly Last) 19th Century-Inspired Lit-Slam!Poetry and prose in its many forms are welcome at this event, in which slammers will compete, in genteel 19th century fashion, for some suitably arcane prizes (TBA).Over 3 rounds, slammers will have up to 3 minutes to impress our randomly-picked-from-the-audience judges - pieces…See More
Feb 20, 2012
Mab Jones posted blog posts
Feb 17, 2012
Will Ford commented on Mab Jones's event 'Dickensian Twist'
"Hey, Mab, looking forward to the challenge of coming up with something for this :-)"
Feb 16, 2012

Profile Information

What I do:
Writer.
A little more about me:
Mab Jones is a "unique talent" (The Times) who has read her work all over the UK, in the US, France, Ireland and Japan. She is winner of the John Tripp Spoken Poetry Audience Award, the Word Factory Neil Gaiman Short Story competition, and the Geoff Stevens Memorial Poetry Prize, amongst others. Her recent collection, 'take your experience and peel it', is published by Indigo Dreams. Her first collection, Poor Queen, was published by Burning Eye Books. She teaches creative writing at Cardiff University, writes for the New York Times, and presented a poetry programme on BBC Radio 4 in November 2016. She also coordinates International Dylan Thomas Day. www.mabjones.com
Location:
Cardiff
Projects I’m working on:
Writing freelance articles for New York Times
Coordinating International Dylan Thomas Day 2017
Writing a novel
Founder editor of Black Sheep Journal

Recent Projects
Blogger for Mslexia Magazine
Resident poet in the National Botanic Garden of Wales
Writing/performing new work for Artes Mundi
Book launches and reading for Poor Queen
Organiser of 'Heartspoken' and 'Back of the Pub Poetry Club' events

Has worked with/for: Apples & Snakes; NTW Assembly; Dylan Thomas Prize; Literature Wales; Roundhouse Radio, London; BBC Radio Wales; BBC Radio 4; Smithsonian, Washington DC; Welsh National Opera; and many more.
Personal Website/CV:
http://www.mabjones.com
Twitter @username:
@mabjones

Mab Jones's Blog

Performers/Poets/Writers Invited



In celebration of Dickens' 200th birthday, and in conjunction with World Book Day, Jam Bones and Chapter are pleased to present:



Dickensian Twist!…
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Posted on February 17, 2012 at 11:41

Lovesong Review

I wrote a review of Frantic Assembly's  Lovesong, currently on at Sherman Cymru, for Buzz Magazine. You can read it here > > >

http://www.buzzmag.co.uk/uncategorized/lovesong-stage-review/

Posted on February 17, 2012 at 11:32

Spoken Word All Stars - a free event @ Cardiff Pierhead building

Poetry is blasting its way into the hearts and minds of a new generation with high energy and rhythmic poetry sketching out a new literary landscape for the 21st century. Spoken Word All Stars presents an all-star cast of some of the most exciting poets of the day, performing…

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Posted on February 22, 2011 at 13:37

Soul Exchange Reflections

Posted on February 10, 2011 at 15:17 — 2 Comments

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At 21:54 on September 5, 2011, Sule Rimi said…
woo hoo!!!
At 17:54 on October 28, 2009, Catherine Paskell said…
Hi Mab, thanks for answering the Introduce Yourself forum! Welcome to National Theatre Wales and great to see you on here! Really good luck with Halloweird and if you do want candles, please just pop into our offices in castle Arcade :)
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Our Theatre lights have lost their shimmer and sparkle with the passing of a true valley legend. Frank Vickery writer, actor , director and dame extraordinaire. RCT Theatres family will miss you . We light our venues in pink tonight in your memory #madeimRCtpic.twitter.com/oyhs22SOUq

Our Theatre lights have lost their shimmer and sparkle with the passing of a true valley legend. Frank Vickery writer, actor , director and dame extraordinaire. RCT Theatres family will miss you . We light our venues in pink tonight in your memory

We are very sad to hear of the passing of one of Wales’ most talented and funniest playwrights, Frank Vickery. A great loss to our Welsh theatre industry. He will be greatly missed.

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