Blog readers might like to know that the poet Kathleen Jamie will be reading at Palace Green Library along with another acclaimed Scottish poet, Don Paterson, on Friday 11th December from 8-9pm. Kathleen has been a long time friend of Durham’s Centre for Medical Humanities and was an IAS Fellow during the academic year 2011-12.
The Centre for Poetry and Poetics at Durham University promotes the reading, writing and editing of poetry from classical antiquity to the present, as well as the critical exploration of current issues and ideas in literary theory. It incorporates and builds upon the work of the Basil Bunting Poetry Centre, encouraging new research on the valuable Bunting Archive and other important archival collections in the Palace Green Library
Scottish Masters: Don Paterson and Kathleen Jamie
A Colpitt’s Poetry reading.
11th December 2015, 20:00 to 21:00, Palace Green Library, Don Paterson and Kathleen Jamie
Don Paterson’s new collection, 40 Sonnets (Faber and Faber), is shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize, which he has previously won twice. Kathleen Jamie has won the Forward Prize in 2004 and the Costa Poetry Prize in 2012. Her new collection is The Bonniest Companie (Picador).
Contact Paul Batchelor for more information about this event.