Craig Raine and Peter Sansom
|Starts:||18:30 18 Nov 2010|
|Ends:||18:30 18 Nov 2010|
|What is it:||Literature Live|
|Organiser:||Martin Harris Centre|
Craig Raine was born in 1944 and educated at Exeter College, Oxford. His works include a number of poetry collections: The Onion, Memory (1978), A Martian Sends a Postcard Home (1979), A Free Translation (1981), Rich (1984), History: The Home Movie (1994), and Clay. Whereabouts Unknown (1996). His libretto for Nigel Osborne’s opera The Electrification of the Soviet Union was published in 1986 and in 1988 The Prophetic Book was published in a limited edition by Correspondence de Arts, Lódz. Craig Raine was until recently a fellow in English at New College, Oxford. His first prose novel Heartbreak was published in July 2010.
Peter Sansom's Selected Poems is just out from Carcanet. He is a Director of the Poetry Business in Sheffield and editor of The North Magazine and Smith/Doorstop Books. His influential book, Writing Poems, is published by Bloodaxe.
'...witty, realistic and imaginative. Auden, Hayden and Uccello live in his pages as happily as snooker stars, Tesco and Extra Strong Mints' - Peter Porter, Observer
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