Joy

29. August 2018 · Comments Off on Joy · Categories: Society News

Catherine Blake. Verso: A Man’s Head and Other Drawings c.1805 William Blake 1757-1827 Bequeathed by Miss Alice G.E. Carthew 1940 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/N05188


Wednesday 12 September 2018 at 6.30 pm
Waterstones Bookshop, 82 Gower Street, London WC1E 6EQ
Sasha Dugdale will read from her Forward Prize-winning poem ‘Joy’, a monologue written in the voice of Catherine Blake following William Blake’s death, and talk about the process of researching and writing the poem.
Sasha Dugdale is a poet, translator and editor. She has published four collections of poetry, most recently Joy (Carcanet, 2017) which was a Poetry Book Society Choice. Joy’s title poem was recipient of the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem in 2016. In the same year Sasha Dugdale received a Cholmondeley Award for her poetry. She has translated many Russian contemporary women poets and was editor of Modern Poetry in Translation 2012-2017. She lives and works in Sussex.
Tickets are £6 each for members or £8 each for non-members and include a complimentary glass of juice or wine.
www.waterstones.com/events or www.eventbrite.co.uk

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