New Walk poetry book launch, with Polly Atkin and Alan Jenkins

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Tuesday, 22nd May
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
Five Leaves Bookshop

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Alan Jenkins was born in Surrey in 1955 and brought up in London. He won an Eric Gregory Award in 1981 and the Cholmondeley Award in 2006. He has worked for the Times Literary Supplement since 1981, as poetry and fiction editor, then deputy editor. He was also a poetry critic for The Observer and the Independent on Sunday from 1985-1990. His poetry collections include Harm (1994), winner of the Forward Poetry Prize (Best Poetry Collection of the Year); The Drift (2000), a Poetry Book Society Choice, shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize; A Shorter Life (2005), which was shortlisted for the 2005 Forward Poetry Prize for Best Collection; and Revenants (2013).

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Polly Atkin lives in Grasmere. She grew up in Nottingham, then lived in East London for seven years before moving to the North West. She has taught English Literature and Creative Writing at QMUL, Lancaster University, the University of Cumbria, and most recently at the University of Strathclyde. Her debut collection of poetry is Basic Nest Architecture (Seren, 2017).

Polly and Alan will be launching their new pamphlets from New Walk Editions: www.newwalkmagazine.com, edited by Rory Waterman and Nick Everett.

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£3.00 including refreshments. To book a place, simply email us at  fiveleaves.bookshopevents@gmail.com

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