Literature Live: Beverley Bie Brahic, Jeffrey Wainwright & Matthew Welton
|Dates:||10 October 2016|
|Times:||19:30 - 20:45|
|What is it:||Literature Live|
|Organiser:||Martin Harris Centre|
|How much:||£7 / £5|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Current University students, General public|
Three gifted poets come together to read from eagerly-awaited new collections.
Matthew Welton lectures in writing at The University of Nottingham. His debut, The Book of Matthew, won the Jerwood-Aldeburgh First Collection Prize; The Number Poems is his third collection.
Jeffrey Wainwright grew up in Stoke-on-Trent and was Professor of English at MMU for many years. His new, seventh collection What Must Happen, is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and includes ‘An Empty Street’, which was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem in 2014.
Beverley Bie Brahic is a Canadian poet and translator who lives in Paris and San Francisco. Her book White Sheets was a finalist for the 2012 Forward Prize for Best Collection and her new book, Hunting the Boar, is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation.
The event will be hosted by John McAuliffe, Director of the Centre for New Writing and presented in partnership with Manchester Literature Festival
To book please visit http://tinyurl.com/hcm9b2a
For more information visit www.manchesterliteraturefestival.co.uk.
Travel and Contact Information
John Thaw Studio Theatre
Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama