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Poetry reading: Emily Berry and Andy Brown

Exeter Poetry Festival

Wed 30 Aug 2017



£12 | £10 concessions | £8 students*



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Poetry reading: Emily Berry and Andy Brown

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Exeter Poetry Festival

Poetry reading: Emily Berry and Andy Brown

Emily Berry is the author of Dear Boy (Faber & Faber, 2013), which won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Hawthornden Prize, and Stranger, Baby (Faber & Faber, 2017), shortlisted for the Roehampton Poetry Prize and the Forward Prize for Best Collection. A selection of her work also appears in Penguin Modern Poets 1: If We’re Scared We Can’t Win. She is the editor of The Poetry Review.

Andy Brown is an Associate Professor in English & Creative Writing, and Director of the Writing Programme at the University of Exeter. His most recent books of poetry are Watersong (Shearsman Books, 2015) and Exurbia (Worple 2014).

He has recently co-edited A Body of Work: an anthology of poetry and medical writing (Bloomsbury, 2015) with Dr Corinna Wagner, and edited and contributed to The Writing Occurs as Song: A Kelvin Corcoran Reader (Shearsman 2014). He has published an historical novel, Apples & Prayers (Dean Street, 2015) and is working on a new novel, The Midnight Mechanic, centred around cholera and the sanitary developments in Victorian London.

Venue: Barnfield Theatre

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