Date/Time: 2nd March 2017, 19:15
Venue: Culture Lab, Newcastle University
Helen Farish will be reading from her third poetry collection, The Dog of Memory (Bloodaxe, 2016). Her first collection won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. She also received a Poetry Book Recommendation and has been shortlisted for the TS Eliot prize.
Katharine Towers completed an MA in Poetry at Newcastle University in 2007. She has published two poetry collections, both with Picador. The Floating Man won the Seamus Heaney Centre Poetry Prize and was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award and the Aldeburgh First Collection Prize. The Remedies was published in 2016 and is shortlisted for the 2016 TS Eliot Prize.