Richard Scott

09th June 2018 15:00
St Pancras Room, Kings Place
90 York Way
Former opera singer turned prize-winning poet Richard Scott uses his dual expertise to explore songs, arias and the composer’s obsession with words, and takes you on an intimate wander through his debut poetry collection Soho.

Richard Scott was born in London in 1981. His poems have appeared widely in magazines and anthologies including Poetry ReviewPoetry LondonPN ReviewSwimmersThe Poetry of Sex(Penguin) and Butt Magazine. He has been a winner of the Wasafiri New Writing Prize, a Jerwood/Arvon Poetry Mentee and a member of the Aldeburgh 8. His pamphlet Wound (Rialto) won the Michael Marks Poetry Award 2016 and his poem ‘crocodile’ won the 2017 Poetry London Competition. Soho (Faber & Faber) is his first book.

This event is presented as part of Poetry & Lyrics Festival 2018.
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