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Jackie Kay at Poetry East




Date: 24 September 2011, 19:30

Entry £7.00

Showcasing the work of well-known contemporary poets, exploring the relationship between poetry and spiritual life. The evening consists in a short led meditation, an interview with the poet, and a reading.

Jackie Kay won the Cholmondeley Award in 2003. Her Maw Broon Monologues, performed at the Tron Theatre in Glasgow were shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry. Her latest book Red Dust Road, a memoir about meeting her Nigerian birth father, was serialized on BBC Radio 4. In 2006, she was awarded an MBE, for services to literature, the Saltire and Forward Prizes, The Somerset Maugham Award, The Guardian Fiction Prize and the Decibel Writer of the Year. Her latest collection of poems, Fiere was published in January 2011 by Picador.

Contact Information

email: info@poetryeast.net
website: www.poetryeast.net/News/jackiekay

venue: Poetry East
Poetry East at the London Buddhist Centre
51 Roman Road
E2 0HU



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