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Tom Pickard: Hoyoot: Collected Poems and Songs

18th October 2014, 14:00 to 15:00, Palace Green Library (Education Room), Tom Pickard, Stephen Regan

A Durham Book Festival event, in association with the Centre for Poetry and Poetics.

The Newcastle-born poet and founder of the legendary Morden Tower poetry collective returns to the North East with this collection of poems and songs.

Tom Pickard is credited with rediscovering Basil Bunting and was part of a circle of influential poets that included Allen Ginsberg and Edward Dorn. His previous book, The Ballad of Jamie Allan, was a finalist for the 2007 National Book Critics’ Circle Award.

Introduced by Professor Stephen Regan

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