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Fred D'Aguiar: LRB Bookshop

Friday 21 Jun 2019, 19:00 to 21:00

London Review Bookshop
14 Bury Place



An evening of discussion and poetry readings with poets Fred D'Aguiar, Bhanu Kapil, Ilya Kaminsky and New York Times book critic Parul Sehgal.

This lively event brings together eminent poets, critics and editors for a public panel discussion on diversity and the current state of poetry reviewing culture in the UK and the US, followed by poetry readings from Fred D’Aguiar and Bhanu Kapil. The panel event will feature a transatlantic discussion of race and poetry reviewing with Ilya Kaminsky, Fred D;Aguiar and Parul Sehgal, chaired by Sandeep Parmar and introduced by Sarah Howe.

This event also launches the 2019 report on 'The State of Poetry and Poetry Criticism' compiled by Dave Coates and supported by Ledbury Emerging Poetry Critics and the University of Liverpools Centre for New and International Writing.

Tickets are £10 and can be bought via the LRB Bookshop website.

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