Words in Space

03rd October 2012 19:00
Kings Place
90 York Way, N1 9AG
To celebrate National Poetry Day 2012, on the theme of Stars, Poet in the City were delighted to present an evening with the celebrated poet Gwyneth Lewis.

Gwyneth Lewis is a highly acclaimed writer in both Welsh and English, and was the first National Poet of Wales, from 2005-6. Her first collection in English, Parables & Faxes (1995), won the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival Prize and was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. Her second, Zero Gravity (1998), was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Collection. Her most recent collection of poetry is The Sparrow Tree (2011).

Jo Bell is a poet, writer, promoter, and Director of National Poetry Day. Her first collection, Navigation, drew on her life as a boat-dweller and former archaeologist, and her current projects include Riverlands, with Jo Blake Cave. She was nominated for the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry in 2010.
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