Organiser Claire Williamson describes the Suede star as "one of Britain's finest living poets"...

SUEDE vocalist BRETT ANDERSON is to read poetry at this year’s BRISTOL POETRY SLAM.

Anderson is to take time out from recording the band’s fifth studio album to appear at the Bristol Poetry Festival on October 14. The event takes place at the town’s Arnolfini Arts Centre.

Speaking to the official Suede website, organiser Claire Williamson said: “We consider Brett’s lyrics to be at the cutting edge. He’s one of Britain’s finest living poets.”

Tickets are available on 0117 929 9191.