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19 October 2023
7:00 pm to 8:15 pm
All ages welcome
Manchester Literature Festival
Join us for the annual Rylands Poetry Reading and raise a toast to PN Review, celebrating 50 years of publishing some of the most vital, diverse and provocative poetry, essays, interviews and reviews from around the globe. Contributing editors Anthony Vahni Capildeo, Sasha Dugdale and Will Harris will be sharing their own poems alongside some of their favourite discoveries from PN Review.
Anthony Vahni Capildeo is a Trinidadian Scottish writer of poetry and non-fiction, their collections include Like a Tree, Walking (Poetry Book Society Choice), Intergraphia and Measures of Expatriation (winner of the 2016 Forward Prize). Sasha Dugdale is a poet and translator. She has published five collections with Carcanet including Joy and Deformations, which was shortlisted for the 2020 T. S. Eliot and Derek Walcott Prizes. Will Harris has published two poetry collections with Granta: RENDANG and Brother Poem. He has been shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize and won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection.
Presented in partnership with the Centre for New Writing and Creative Manchester.
Event starts at 7pm, Drinks Reception from 6pm.
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