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Department of English Studies

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This is an archive of past events within the Department of English Studies. Please see our current events for forthcoming activities.

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Michael O’Neill and Jamie McKendrick: Poetry in Chad’s

16th October 2014, 19:30 to 20:30, St Chad's College Chapel, Michael O’Neill, Jamie McKendrick

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

Join two award-winning poets for a reading in St Chad’s Chapel. Michael O’Neill is professor of English at Durham University. He co-founded and co-editedPoetry Durham from 1982 to 1994. He received an Eric Gregory Award in 1983 for his poetry and a Cholmondeley Award for Poets in 1990. His new book of poems isGangs of Shadow. Jamie McKendrick has written six poetry collections and has won several awards including the Forward Prize and in 2013 the Hawthornden Prize for Literature for his most recent collectionOut There. He writes on literature and art for several newspapers and magazines.

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