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

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. or

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