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John Dougherty

Hay Festival 2017, 

The author, poet, songwriter and former teacher is best known for his Stinkbomb & Ketchup-Face series. Dougherty has always enjoyed messing about with words which is why he loves writing poetry and particularly funny poetry. His latest collection Dinosaurs & Dinner-Ladies has been described as “full of wit and charm”. Accompanying himself on the guitar, John Dougherty performs his poems and discusses the inspiration behind them.

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John Dougherty