Our monthly North East Book Events newsletter, featuring literary and book events organised by booksellers, universities, libraries and others in Durham, Tyne and Wear, Teesside and Northumberland.
To mark the beginning of Inventions of the Text for 2021-22, all are welcome to join us for a free, online poetry reading with Mary Jean Chan. @Inventions_text https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mary-jean-chan-a-poetry-reading-tickets-186891717157?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR37XlTtZUYTHGHN2UITKTcjPbNT7BF9aHUJQlapLFUFqq83qLa_OlQdAuM ‘The reader stares at my 皮膚 and asks: why don’t you write in 中文? I reply: 殖民主義 meant that I was brought up in your image.... Continue Reading →
Fiona Benson, Durham Book Festival Laureate, reads and talks about "The Poems that Made Me", at this event organised between Durham Book Festival and our Centre for Poetry and Poetics on 14th October at 17.00.
It's National Poetry Day 2021! To celebrate, here are some recent poetry-related articles and chapters by Durham researchers, that are available to read for free via Durham Research Online. @DRODurham Flat Stevie Smith, by Dr Noreen Masud. A new way to think about the complex writing of this twentieth-century poet, through the idea of 'flatness'.... Continue Reading →