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Poetry London: Summer Readings

Alice Notley, Dom Bury, Rebecca Tamás and Natasha Trethewey

Thu 21 Jun
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Poetry London: Summer Readings

Alice Notley, Dom Bury, Rebecca Tamás and Natasha Trethewey

Join us to celebrate the publication of the 2018 summer issue of Poetry London – offering the opportunity to hear some of the magazine’s most distinguished contributors reading their poems.

Alice Notley is described by The Poetry Foundation as ‘one of America’s greatest living poets’. She has published over forty collections of poetry, including (most recently) Negativity’s Kiss and Certain Magical Acts. She has received numerous awards including the Academy of American Poets’ Lenore Marshall Prize, the Poetry Society of America’s Shelley Award and the Griffin International Prize. She lives and writes in Paris.

Dom Bury has just won the 2017 National Poetry Competition. His poems have appeared in The Poetry Review, Poetry London, Poetry Ireland Review and Best British Poetry. He lives in Devon where he runs workshops on nature and the impact of climate change.

Rebecca Tamás has published a pamphlet Savage with Clinic in 2017, which was chosen by the London Review Bookshop as the 2017 pamphlet of the year and by the Poetry School as a book of the year. She was the 2016 Manchester Poetry Prize Winner and the 2017 Fenton Arts Emerging Writer. Her first full collection Witch is out in 2019.

Natasha Trethewey has served two terms as the 19th American Poet Laureate. She is the author of four collections of poetry including Native Guard in 2006 for which she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Her fifth collection Monument: Poems New and Selected is due later this year. She is Board of Trustees Professor of English at Northwestern University.

Date & time:Thu 21 Jun – 7pm
Venue:Hall Two

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