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Join us at the PBS NCLA Northern Poetry Symposium on the 2nd May at Sage Gateshead. Here's s sneak preview of the speakers on 4th panel and final showcase of the day. 

Inter/Pretations: Poetry and the Body | 14:40 – 15:40

Linda Anderson, poet and Professor of Modern English and American Literature at Newcastle University, explores the interplay between poetry and the body. This panel includes Forward prize-shortlisted poet Malika Booker, Helen Ivory, author of The Anatomical Venus, and prize-winning author of playtime and physical, Andrew McMillan. The panel will consider a range of ways in which poetry interacts with the body, from LGBTQ and feminist perspectives, to interpretative dance.

Inter/Play Performance: Poetry Reading | 16:00 – 17:00

Stephen Sexton’s debut collection If All the World and Love Were Young is forthcoming from Penguin. Poet and literary critic, Sandeep Parmar, is the author of The Marble Orchard and Eidolon (Shearsman). And Malika Booker is a multi- disciplinary artist whose work is rooted in storytelling.

Book here. Day and Evening tickets only cost £25.10.



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