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An evening of poetry with Ian Parks, Kim Moore and Rory Waterman

October 3, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Clephan Building (off Mill Lane) Room 0.01, De Montfort University, Leicester, England, LE1 9BH

De Montfort University’s Leicester Centre of Creative Writing and the Centre for Learning and Study Support (Directorate of Library and Learning Services) is hosting an evening of poetry with three highly-acclaimed poets.

Ian Parks is RLF Writing Fellow at De Montfort University. His collections include Shell Island, Love Poems 1979-2009, The Landing Stage, and The Exile’s House. He was writer in residence at Gladstone’s Library in 2012. His latest collection is a Poetry Book Society Choice.

Kim Moore lives in Cumbria. She won both a Gregory Award and the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize in 2011. Her first collection, If Wolves Could Only Speak, was winner of the Poetry Business Pamphlet Competition judged by Carol Ann Duffy. It was chosen as an Independent Book of the year in 2012.

Rory Waterman is Lecturer in English and Creative Writing at Nottingham Trent University and co-editor of New Walk Magazine. He received a Hawthornden Fellowship in 2012. A critic and regular reviewer for the Times Literary Supplement, his first collection, Tonight the Summer is Over is published by Carcanet in 2013.

Everyone is welcome: no need to book.