June 06, 2010

In Case You're in Bath This Week…

Writing about web page http://www.brlsi.org/poetry/

Bath

BATH SPA UNIVERSITY

READING SERIES 2010

- STAND UP POETRY-

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DAVID MORLEY COMES TO BATH

The next reading of this highly successful series will be held on Thursday June 10 2010 at the Duncan Room, Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institute, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, 8.pm. Tickets at the door: £7.00, £5.00 concessions.


It is our very great pleasure to announce that poet David Morley is our guest this month.


David Morley is a poet, critic, anthologist, editor and scientist of partly Romani extraction. He has published eighteen books, including nine collections of poetry. His bestselling textbook The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing has been translated into several languages including Arabic. A forthcoming collection—Enchantment—is due this year. He read Zoology at Bristol University, gaining a fellowship from the Freshwater Biological Association. He then conducted research on Acid Rain. In 1996 he was appointed Arts Council Fellow in Writing at the University of Warwick. He is currently Director of the Warwick Writing Programme and Professor of Writing. Morley has received fourteen literary awards, including a major Eric Gregory Award, a Tyrone Guthrie Award from Northern Arts, a Hawthorden International Writers Fellowship, an Arts Council Writers Award, the Raymond Williams Prize, a Creative Ambitions Award and an Arts Council Fellowship in Writing at Warwick University. Morley is himself the Director of the Warwick Prize for Writing. His most recent collection of poetry— The Invisible Kings—was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation.

Come along for an evening of wine and superb poetry.


For further information please email standuppoetry@live.co.uk




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