by Michael W. ThomasAssumption Eve: a play in four acts
Michael W. Thomas, 2006.
This is, allegedly, a true report of a miracle which occurred in the vicinity of Worcester in the opening years of the thirteent ...
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Michael W. Thomas
Michael W. Thomas
A Note on the Author:
Michael W. Thomas is originally from Staffordshire, England, and lived in Canada for a number of years. He is a poet, fiction-writer, songwriter, musician and dramatist, with over twenty years' experience of publication and involvement with creative writing. His work has appeared in Stand, Iron, Other Poetry, Staple, The Interpreter's House, The Swansea Review (all UK), as well as in Grain and Alive Magazine (Canada), Irish University Review (Dublin) and The Antioch Review (USA); and he is due to be published in Albania! He also reviews for Other Poetry and Irish Studies Review (UK). Michael was awarded first prize in the 1998 'Housman Society' poetry competition, and has also gained recognition in the 'Stand Magazine' short fiction competition, the 'Yorkshire Open' competition, two 'Poets Anonymous' competitions and several others. He has recently written a novel, The Song of the Sun, which is due for publication; and his full-length play, Assumption Eve--a dramatization of 'the Miracle of St Wulfstan,' Worcester's patron saint--is to be performed as part of the Three Choirs' Festival, Worcester, in August 2006. His latest poetry collection, Port Winston Mulberry, was published by Silver Age Books in 2005.
Michael was guest poet at the annual Robert Frost Poetry Festival, Key West, Florida, in Spring 2004, and has been invited to return in 2005.
Michael also has extensive experience in running creative writing courses. He works regularly with writers' groups in the West Midlands, offering day and residential workshops on a wide range of topics, covering all literary genres. He also works with creative writing students at Birmingham University and in primary schools throughout the country. He is a member of the UK Society of Authors and the National Association of Writers in Education.
For a chance to look at Michael's own writing, please visit his website:
For a chance to see his Roman novel, 'Spatula: a Tribune's Life,' please visit the Worcester Museums website:
For a chance to find out about the Robert Frost Poetry Festival, please visit:
As of April 2004, Michael is official 'Poet-at-Large' in the Navy of the Conch Republic, Key West.