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Poetry Reading by John Wilkinson

Thursday 25 April 2013, 6.15PM

John Wilkinson is an innovative English poet associated with the Cambridge school of poetry represented by J.H. Prynne.  He is the author of seven major collections of verse as well as critical articles on British and American poetry. His most recent publications include Effigies against the Light (2001), Contrivances (2003), Lake Shore Drive (2006), and Reckitt’s Blue (2012). He is Professor of Practice of the Arts at the University of Chicago.

‘John Wilkinson’s taut, precise poems, in which lyrical grace and ethical urgency move together but never comfortably mix, amount to one of the most significant bodies of work in contemporary poetry’ – Patrick McGuinness.


Location: Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, Heslington West Campus

Admission: All welcome, admission free