- Time: 19.30 - 21.00
- Location: Workshop Theatre
Celebrating the publication of the first Brotherton Poetry Prize Anthology by Carcanet.
The launch event will include readings by the five poets shortlisted for the Brotherton Poetry Prize.
The first Brotherton Poetry Prize attracted over four hundred entries. The five shortlisted poets, Pete Green, Maeve Henry, Dane Holt, Majella Kelly and Robyn Maree Pickens, will read selections from the poetry included in the Anthology published by Carcanet Press.
In its inaugural year The Brotherton Poetry Prize was open to anyone in the world over the age of 18 who hadn’t yet published a full collection of poems. The judges were Simon Armitage, Malika Booker, Melvyn Bragg, Stella Butler, Vahni Capildeo, and John Whale, Director of the University of Leeds Poetry Centre.
This event will take place at The Workshop Theatre, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT.
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