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Mervyn Morris Major UK Tour

Friday, 21 Apr 2017

Mervyn Morris Carcanet is proud to welcome one of the leading literary voices of the Caribbean, Professor Mervyn Morris, on a rare visit to the UK to celebrate the release of his career-defining poetry collection Peelin Orange, his 80th birthday, and to commemorate the end of his tenure as Jamaican Poet Laureate. Mervyn will be officially handing over the position to fellow Carcanet poet Lorna Goodison in May.

Saturday 29th April
Breaking Ground in the Caribbean: Waterstones Piccadilly, 203 - 206 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J 9HD: 6 - 7.30pm: Book Tickets
Part of the Writers of the World Unite Festival with Hannah Lowe, Leone Ross and Linton Kwesi Johnson

Tuesday 2nd May
Waterstones Bristol, 11A Union Galleries, Broadmead, Bristol BS1 3XD: 7pm: Book Tickets

Wednesday 3rd May
John Rylands Library, 150 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3EH: 6 - 7.45pm: Free but register a place here
Mervyn will be introduced by Scottish Poet Laureate Jackie Kay

Thursday 4th May
George Padmore Institute, 76 Stroud Green Road, London N4 3EN: 7pm: Tickets £10 - contact or call 020 72724889
Join Mervyn Morris for an exclusive in-conversation with Kei Miller about his life and distinguished writing career from pre-independence Jamaica to post-colonial times

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