Sounds New Poetry 2011: May 21st – May 28th

Posted: 9 May 2011

2011 sees the first year of Sounds New Poetry, an international poetry festival formed in association with the Sounds New contemporary music festival.

Taking place annually in Canterbury, Sounds New Poetry will invite leading poets to collaborate with prominent composers and musicians, and will showcase the best in experimental writing. Readings, performances and talks will explore the intersections between words and music and will introduce audiences to exciting new work. Poets featured this year will include Peter Gizzi, Richard Price, Catherine Smith and Matthew Welton, who will work with and alongside Arvo Pärt, Altera Veritas, The Amsterdam Cello8ctet, and The-Quartet, among other leading composers and performers.

Sounds New Poets: Patricia Debney; Dorothy Fryd; Nancy Ga!eld; Peter Gizzi; David Herd; Ira Lightman; Richard Price; Catherine Smith; Simon Smith; Carol Watts; Matthew Welton

Sounds New Poetry is jointly organised by members of the Centre for Modern Poetry and the Centre for Creative Writing in the School of English at the University of Kent.

Sounds New Poetry is supported by the University of Kent.

Source: Sounds New Poetry

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