Join us in the early evening on Thursday 14 March 2013, for a contemporary poetry reading & a glass of wine. The esteemed poets Elaine Randell and Laurie Duggan are visiting the English Literature Department to treat us to a reading from their work.
All welcome. Spread the word!
5 – 6:30pm in Humss 125, Whiteknights Campus
Elaine Randell was born in 1951 in London, and has been living close to Romney Marsh, Kent for over thirty years. Living with her husband, three daughters, two English Setter dogs and a herd of rare breed sheep and other livestock, she works as a Child and Family Psychotherapist. Her Selected Poems represents thirty-five years of work as a poet, glimpses in time, concerns, loves, gardening and other preoccupations. Elaine is especially interested in collaborative work between poets, artists and musicians and has plans for future work in this area.
Laurie Duggan was born in Melbourne in 1949 and has been publishing poems since the early 1970s. Since 2006 he has been living in East Kent and reading regularly at various pubs in London. His most recent books are Crab & Winkle, Exeter, Shearsman, 2009; The Epigrams of Martial (2nded), Boston, Pressed Wafer, 2010; Allotments [1-29], Wendell, Massachusetts, Fewer & Further, 2011; The Pursuit of Happiness, Bristol, Shearsman, 2012; and The Collected Blue Hills, Sydney, Puncher & Wattman 2012.