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Phoebe Power: Ledbury Poetry Festival

Sunday 7 Jul 2019, 11:00 to 16:00

Ledbury Poetry Festival
The Master's House, St Katherine's
Bye Street


Phoebe Power will read with Fiona Sampson from 11-12. She will then hold a Writers Workshop from 2-4. 

11-12 reading  - Fiona Sampson's poetry has received awards around the world, and is published in 37 languages. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, she's received an MBE for Services to Literature, various awards and prizes, as well as shortlistings for the T.S. Eliot and Forward Prizes. Her forthcoming poetry collection is Come Down. Phoebe Power was a Foyle Young Poet of the Year in 2009. Her debut poetry collection, Shrines of Upper Austria (Carcanet, 2018), is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, Winner of the 2018 Forward (Felix Dennis) Prize for Best First Collection and shortlisted for the 2018 T.S. Eliot Prize. 

2-4 workshop -  Inspired by writer-walkers, hikers and pilgrims and by forms such as the haibun, this workshop will explore the connection between poetry and wandering. Take a nearby walk and discover paths, shrines and landmarks in order to create and share new work. Open to all. 

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