Posted on 04/03/2013
Poet in the City and Royal Holloway: Bloomsbury Poets
3 events on Thurs 7th, Weds 13th and Weds 20th March 2013 from 6.30pm.
The events themselves will start promptly at 7pm.
Tickets are FREE but must be reserved from Poet in the City.
This series of three New Audiences events from Poet in the City in partnership with Royal Holloway, University of London, will explore some of the most exciting established and emerging contemporary voices from London's literary Bloomsbury.
Poet in the City organises and hosts up to 10 or more poetry events each year, designed to be accessible to new audiences while offering plenty of substance and depth. Locations vary but include both evocative venues and places that are not generally open to the public.
Andrew Motion and Friends on Thursday 7 March
The first in this series of events offers a unique audience with the former Poet Laureate. Sir Andrew Motion, who will be joined by poets Liz Berry, Adam O'Riordan and Robert Hampson.
Contemporary Voices from Bedford Square on Wednesday 13 March
The second events in the series will showcase some of the most exciting graduates from the Creative Writing MA at Royal Holloway, University of London. Hosted by Jo Shapcott, this event will celebrate the wealth of talent produced by this pioneering school of poetry.
Bloomsbury's Women on Wednesday 20 March
The final event in this series will explore the fascinating history of female poets from Bedford College and Bloomsbury's past. At the centre of literary London for over half a century, Bloomsbury has produced some of the most dynamic and important women poets in modern literary history. The first female higher education institution in the UK, Bedford College's fascinating history is brought to life through poetry.
+ For more details, visit the Poet in the City website.