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Poetry readings

MANCHESTER: Poets & Players

Date: Saturday 24 March, 2018
Time: 2:30 PM
Price: Free
Venue address:
The Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6ER

Publicity material for this event says:

Anthony Rudolf was born in 1942 in London , where he still lives. He has run Menard Press since 1969. A translator of poetry from French, Russian and other languages, he is lead editor of Yves Bonnefoy’s Poems, Carcanet 2017. Carcanet brought out Rudolf’s collected poems European Hours, also in 2017. He is the author of a trilogy of memoirs, including Silent Conversations: a Reader’s Life. His critical work includes the first extended study in English of Primo Levi. 

Hannah Silva is a playwright, poet and performer known for her innovative explorations of form, voice and language. Her solo performances layer up vocal sounds and poetry, creating sonic explorations of meaning and sense. Her latest performance Schlock! splices Fifty Shades of Grey with a novel by Kathy Acker, celebrating ‘the slipperiness of words, reinventing them so that none of them are safe’ (The Guardian). Total Man was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry. Her poetry collection Forms of Protest (Penned in the Margins) was Highly Commended in the Forward Prizes. 

Music from Septentrion Duo Kathryn Mason harp Alice Roberts harp. Septentrion Duo appears by kind permission of the RNCM

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