Professor Edward Chamberlin, author of Come Back to Me My Language: Poetry and the West Indies, will give a talk followed by a question and answer session. There will also be a guest reading by Jamaican Laureate Lorna Goodison. J. Edward Chamberlin is Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto….
Poet Zaffar Kunial will be reading work inspired by his recent residency at the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth. Zaffar was commissioned by the Museum to explore the enigmatic and extraordinary Patrick Brontë as part of their bicentennial celebrations. A selection of Brontë related manuscripts will be on display from the University of Leeds Library’s…

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Join us for the inaugural reading by award-winning poet Simon Armitage, in celebration of his recent appointment as our first Professor of Poetry.
The University of Leeds is delighted to celebrate the eightieth birthday of Tony Harrison, one of the most important poets writing in the UK today.