Gestures: Writing that Moves Between
|Starts:||19:30 15 Feb 2019|
|Ends:||21:00 15 Feb 2019|
|What is it:||Literature Live|
|Organiser:||Martin Harris Centre|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Current University students, General public|
Vahni Capildeo’s poetry includes Measures of Expatriation (Forward Prize, Best Collection, 2016) and Venus as a Bear (Poetry Book Society Choice, 2018). Skin Can Hold, their seventh full-length book (Carcanet, forthcoming 2018), arises from experimental theatre. Their non-fiction, on topics ranging from mannequins to masquerade to microtravel, appears regularly in PN Review. They are a Douglas Caster Cultural Fellow at the University of Leeds.
Rebecca Tamás is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at York St John, and a widely published poet, whose work explores the connections between the occult, ecological suffering and feminist consciousness. Rebecca’s pamphlets include Savage (Clinic Press, 2017) and Tiger (Bad Betty Press); her first full length collection, WITCH, will be published by Penned in the Margins in 2019.
A poet and essayist, Anne Boyer's honours include the 2018 Cy Twombly Award for Poetry from the Foundation for Contemporary Art, a 2018 Whiting Award in nonfiction and poetry, and the 2016 CLMP award for Garments Against Women (2015). Her most recent work, a collection of essays, fables and ephemera, is A Handbook of Disappointed Fate, and her memoir about cancer and care, The Undying, is forthcoming in 2019. She is the 2018-2019 Judith E. Wilson poetry fellow at Cambridge University.
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