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Terry Eagleton explores politics and religion in the 21st century Drinks reception and bookstall Free - all welcome Tickets from Eventbrite
Event Time
19:30
Venue
The Storey
Speaker
Professor Terry Eagleton
Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
13:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Professor Terry Eagleton and Professor Mark Knight
Yvonne Battle-Felton reads and discusses, with Andy Tate, her novel Remembered The Storey Drinks reception and bookstall Free - all welcome Tickets from Eventbrite
Event Time
19:30
Venue
The Storey
Speaker
Yvonne Battle-Felton
Andrew McMillan's debut collection physical was the first ever poetry collection to win The Guardian First Book Award. The collection also won the Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize, a Somerset Maugham Award (2016), an Eric Gregory Award (2016) and a Northern Writers' award (2014). It was shortlisted the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Costa Poetry Award, The Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year 2016, the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, the Roehampton Poetry Prize and the Polari First Book Prize. It was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation for Autumn 2015. Most recently physical has been translated into Norwegian (Aschehoug, 2017), a bi-lingual French edition, Le Corps Des Hommes (Grasset, 2018) and Galician (A Chan da Polvora, 2019). His second collection, playtime, was published by Jonathan Cape in 2018; it was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation for Autumn 2018, a Poetry Book of the Month in both The Observer and The Telegraph and a Poetry Book of the Year in The Sunday Times. He is senior lecturer at the Manchester Writing School at MMU and lives in Manchester.
Event Time
18.00
Venue
To be confirmed
Speaker
Andrew MacMillan
Sundhya Walther (Manchester) and Aroosa Kanwal (Islamabad) Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
14:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Sundhya Walther (Manchester) and Aroosa Kanwal (Islamabad)
Open Seminar Andrew Lacey and Antonia Spencer Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
14:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Andrew Lacey and Antonia Spencer
Lania Knight lives in Cheltenham, England. She's a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at University of Gloucestershire. She has a PhD in Creative Writing/Fiction from University of Missouri. Her first book, Three Cubic Feet, was a 2012 Lambda Literary Award Finalist in Debut Fiction. Buy the book here. Her second book, Remnant, was published by Burlesque Press in late March 2018.
Event Time
18.00
Venue
To be confirmed
Speaker
Lania Knight
Paul Muldoon reads and discusses, with Tony Sharpe, his landmark poem ‘American Standard' The Storey Free - all welcome Drinks reception and bookstall Tickets from Eventbrite
Event Time
19:30
Venue
The Storey
Speaker
Paul Muldoon and Tony Sharpe
Terry Eagleton and Keith Hanley Venue tbc Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
13:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Terry Eagleton and Keith Hanley
Zoe Gilbert is the author of Folk (Bloomsbury, 2018), which was shortlisted for the 2019 International Dylan Thomas Prize. Her short stories have won prizes including the Costa Short Story Award, and have appeared in many journals and anthologies, as well as on BBC Radio 4. She has travelled to China and South Korea on writing projects for the British Council, and is completing a PhD exploring folk tales new short fiction. She is the co-director of London Lit Lab, and also teaches creative writing at Arvon Foundation and the British Library. She lives near the sea in Kent.
Event Time
18.00
Venue
To be confirmed
Speaker
Zoe Gilbert
Professor Mark Knight gives an inaugural lecture Free - all welcome Drinks reception Tickets from Eventbrite
Event Time
19:30
Venue
The Storey
Speaker
Mark Knight
Benoit Peeters and Brian Baker on visualising science fiction Venue tbc Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
14:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Benoit Peeters and Brian Baker
Rowan Williams explores the relationship between literature and theology Free - all welcome Drinks reception and bookstall Tickets from Eventbrite
Event Time
19:30
Venue
The Priory
Speaker
Rowan Williams
Tade Thompson lives and works in the South of England. He is the author of ROSEWATER books, the MOLLY SOUTHBOURNE books, and MAKING WOLF, as well as the short stories THE APOLOGISTS, YARD DOG, and other works. He is a multiple winner of the Nommo Award, winner of the Golden Tentacle award at the Kitsches, a John W. Campbell Award finalist, a Shirley Jackson Award finalist, a Theodore Sturgeon Award finalist, and a nominee for both the British Fantasy Award and the British Science Fiction Association Award. His background is in medicine, psychiatry and social anthropology. His hobbies include jazz, visual arts, martial arts, comics and pretending he will ever finish his TBR stack. He has been shortlisted for the Arthur C Clarke Award 2019.
Event Time
18.00
Venue
To be confirmed
Speaker
Tade Thompson
Mapping Literary Texts Sally Bushell, James Butler, Duncan Hay, and Rebecca Hutcheon Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
14:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Sally Bushell, James Butler, Duncan Hay, and Rebecca Hutcheon
Elaine Hobby, Loughborough University Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
14:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Elaine Hobby, Loughborough University
Poetry, Now and Then Paul Farley and Paul Muldoon in conversation with Liz Oakley-Brown Free - all welcome Drinks reception and bookstall Tickets from Eventbrite
Event Time
19:30
Venue
The Storey
Speaker
Paul Farley and Paul Muldoon
‘Comics in the 19th Century: A Forgotten History' -Benoit Peeters explores the history of comics and graphic novels Free - all welcome Drinks reception and bookstall Tickets from Eventbrite
Event Time
19:30
Venue
The Storey
Speaker
Benoit Peeters
Down there: thinking the subsurface of a warming planet with Karen Pinkus, Cornell University All welcome
Event Time
16.00
Venue
LUMS LT4
Speaker
Karen Pinkus, Cornell University
Subsurface Futures: an interdisciplinary workshop Numbers limited please contact bron@lancaster.ac.uk
Event Time
10.00
Venue
Charles Carter A19
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