Tuesday, 25 June 2013, 6:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Poetry of War

Gillian Clarke

Poet Gillian Clarke has responded through her writing to many of the world’s wars and troubles – for this special event she will read from her own work and that of war poets such as Wilfred Owen.

This is a part of the 2013 City of London Festival. The other lectures at Gresham College are as follows:
   The Plane Forest: Does the City have the Right Trees?
   London-Derry Connections
   The Tree of Life
   Stravinsky, Britten and the Lure of the Classical Period
   Treaty-Making and International Relations

 

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Poet, playwright, editor, translator (from Welsh), President of Ty Newydd, the writers' centre in North Wales which she co-founded in 1990. Tutor on M.Phil course in Creative Writing, the University of Glamorgan, since 1994. Freelance tutor of creative writing, primary schools to adults. Her poetry is studied by GCSE and A Level students throughout Britain. She has travelled in Europe and the United States giving poetry readings and lectures, and her work has been translated into ten languages.

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