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#Carcanet50: Poets and Players


Saturday 23 Nov 2019, 14:30 to 16:00
Location:

Whitworth Art Gallery
Oxford Road
Manchester
M15 6ER

Description:

This is a free event and is part of our 50th birthday anniversary! Please come along.  

Mimi Khalvati has published eight collections with Carcanet Press, including The Meanest Flower, shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize, and Child: New and Selected Poems 1991-2011, a Poetry Book Society Special Commendation. A new collection of sonnets, Afterwardness, is due in October 2019. She is a founder of the Poetry School and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

Joe Dunthorne was born and grew up in Swansea. His debut novel, Submarine, was translated into sixteen languages and adapted for film by Richard Ayoade. His second, Wild Abandon, won the Encore Award. His latest is The Adulterants. A collection of his poems, O Positive, was published earlier this year by Faber & Faber.

Lauren Garland is a student on the MA programme in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her recent work explores friendship and visual art. Lauren's poetry has been published in magazines including Butcher's Dog and Poetry Salzburg Review. She was commended in the 2018 McLellan Poetry Prize and her collaboration with composer Aaron Breeze won the 2019 Rosamond Prize. Lauren is on Twitter as @GarlandLauren

A musical chimera that combines the visceral energy of punk, the danceability of drum'n'bass and the intriguing nuance of jazz: Ask My Bull is delightfully hyperactive and cinematically epic.

Find out more on the website, or our Anniversary Page.

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