Poetry Out Loud: Performance and Publication in the Digital Age
An evening of poetry and discussion with two of Leeds University's resident poets
Date: 11-10-2015Time: 19:30 - 21:30
Helen Mort's first collection 'Division Street' was shortlisted for the Costa Prize and the T.S. Eliot Prize and, in 2014, won the Fenton Aldeburgh Prize. She is the Douglas Caster Cultural Fellow in the School of English.Rachel Bower is a writer, critic and poet, and is currently a Cheney Early Career Research Fellow in the Humanities Research Institute. She is the founder of Verse Matters: a feminist arts event in Sheffield.
Helen Mort (English) and Rachel Bower (LHRI) are joined by special guests for an evening of Poetry readings and discussion at the Chemic Tavern. Join us for a lively debate about the place of poetry in the 21st Century!
7:30 for an 8pm start. Free admission