Northern Words (Spoken word poetry, 29th November)

We're proud to announce a new collaboration between the Centre for Poetry and Poetics, Department of English Studies and Gong Fu Poets, which will bring seven of the region's award-winning and up-and-coming spoken word artists to St Chad's College Chapel on 29th November. In two hours of top entertainment you'll hear from seven acclaimed Northern... Continue Reading →


Back to Back Poetry: Review of Michael O’Neill and Jamie McKendrick at Durham Book Festival

Michael O’Neill’s The Return of the Gift and Jamie McKendrick’s Anomaly are two compelling poetry collections. Though individual in style, both encapsulate the personal experiences that have shaped the mind of their authors. Aalia Ahmed and Lucia Scigliano attended their reflective reading at Durham Book Festival. Michael O’Neill’s reading incorporated a diverse selection from his... Continue Reading →

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