LITERATURE LIVE: Susan Stewart and Rebecca Perry
|Starts:||18:30 16 Mar 2015|
|Ends:||20:30 16 Mar 2015|
|What is it:||Literature Live|
|Organiser:||Martin Harris Centre|
|How much:||£6 / £4|
Susan Stewart is a poet, critic, and translator. A former Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and a MacArthur Fellow, she is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 2009 she received an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her most recent books of poetry are Red Rover (2008), which appeared in Italian translation in 2012 from Jaca Books, Milan; Columbarium, which won the 2003 National Book Critics Circle award; and The Forest (1995). Her translation, Love Lessons: Selected Poems of Alda Merini, appeared in 2009 and in 2013 she published two co-translations: with Sara Teardo, Laudomia Bonanni's novel, The Reprisal; and, with Patrizio Ceccagnoli, the most recent two books of poetry by Milo De Angelis, Theme of Farewell and After-Poems, short-listed for the 2014 ALTA Translation award.
Rebecca Perry is a graduate of the Centre for New Writing. Her work has appeared, most recently in B O D Y, Poetry Wales and Poetry London. Rebecca co-edits the online journal Poems In Which. Her pamphlet, little armoured (Seren), was a Poetry Book Society Pamphlet Choice and her first book-length, Beauty/Beauty (Bloodaxe) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation.
Also of interest:
CIDRAL Roundtable: Susan Stewart (Princeton): Poetry, Thinking, and the Senses
With John McAuliffe (Centre for New Writing), Anke Bernau (English) and Stephen Parker (German Studies).
5pm, Tuesday 17 March 2015, Samuel Alexander Lecture Theatre, Samuel Alexander Building, The University of Manchester
Travel and Contact Information
John Thaw Studio Theate
Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama