Don't miss the Northern Poetry Symposium on the 2nd May at Sage Gateshead. Here's a sneak preview of the speakers in our panel reveal #3:
Inter/Ruptions: Playful Forms/Transforming Poetry | 13.20 – 14.20
Leading poetry critic and editor of The Penguin Book of the Prose Poem, Jeremy Noel-Tod chairs a panel on the playful forms disrupting traditional definitions of poetry. World-class innovators including the distinguished American poet and essayist Mary Ruefle, Ledbury Forte Prize winner Sandeep Parmar, and filmmaker, poet and digital artist, Ahren Warner, examine the transformations at play in poetry today, from micro-poems to lyrical essays, spoken word and prose poems.
Book your tickets here. Day tickets are only £13.50 for PBS Members or Festival Friends and £10 for students. You can also take advantage of the discounted combined day and evening tickets at £25.10 to enjoy an evening of music and poetry events following the symposium.