Poetry and Listening: Poetry Reading and Workshop

13 November 2019, 14:00 – 15:30

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT

Sasha Dugdale (Poet and Translator)

Faith Lawrence (Poet and Producer, Radio 3, ‘The Verb’)

Angela Leighton (Poet and Critic, University of Cambridge)

Moderator: Mina Gorji (University of Cambridge)

More details on  this CRASSH event here.

Sasha Dugdale is a poet, playwright and translator who is currently poet in residence at St John’s College, Cambridge. She has written four poetry collections and last year won the 2018 Forward Prize for Best Single poem for her poem “Joy”.

Faith Lawrence is a poet and radio producer for Radio 3’s poetry progamme,
“The Verb”. She is working on a critical study of listening in contemporary
poetry and her recent pamphlet “Sleeping Through” was recommended by the
Poetry Book Society as Laureate’s Choice

Angela Leighton is a poet and critic, a Senior Research Fellow at Trinity college who has published many articles and critical books, including a definitive study of sound in literature, Hearing Things (2018), as well as four volumes of poetry, most recently Spills (2016).