Sun 29 March
Poems from the Edge of Extinction
Following a report stating that dialects will disappear over the next 50 years, join three UK poets who write in the language of their region. Hosted by Chris McCabe, editor of Poems from the Edge of Extinction: An Anthology of Poetry In Endangered languages. You will have the chance to ask the poets questions about their work in a discussion focussed around poetry in dialect and what the art form can do to activate our engagement with language.
Chris McCabe was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award in 2013 and his five collections of poetry include Speculatrix (2014) and The Triumph of Cancer (2018). His first novel, Dedalus, was shortlisted for the 2019 Republic of Consciousness Prize. He is the editor of Poems from the Edge of Extinction: An Anthology of Poetry in Endangered Languages (2019) and the Head Librarian at the National Poetry Library, Southbank Centre
Venue: The Studio
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