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Rory Waterman interviews Wendy Cope

Sunday 7 Nov 2021, 17:00 to 18:00



Rory Waterman interviews Wendy Cope.

To celebrate a major new study by Rory covering her writing life and career.
Wendy Cope is one of Britain's most popular poets: her first two collections have together sold almost half a million copies, and in 1998, when Ted Hughes died, she was the BBC listeners' choice to succeed him as Poet Laureate. She is also contrarian and sometimes controversial, and has been celebrated as one of the finest parodists of her, or any, generation. Rory Waterman is recent author of Wendy Cope (LUP, 2021) and is Associate Professor at NTU. His most recent poetry collection, Sweet Nothings (2020) is published by Carcanet.

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