Poetry from Will Harris

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Date(s) - Tuesday, 28th April
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Five Leaves Bookshop

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Will Harris is a writer of mixed Anglo-Indonesian heritage from London.  He is an Assistant Editor at The Rialto. Published in the Bloodaxe anthology Ten: Poets of the New Generation, he was featured in ES Magazine as part of the “new guard” of London poets. ‘SAY’ was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem 2018, and he won a Poetry Fellowship from the Arts Foundation. His debut pamphlet of poems, All this is implied (HappenStance), was joint winner of the London Review Bookshop Pamphlet of the Year and shortlisted for the Callum Macdonald Memorial Award by the National Library of Scotland.

 Mixed-Race Superman, an essay, was published by Peninsula Press in 2018 and in an expanded edition by Melville House in the US in 2019. His first full poetry collection, RENDANG, is from Granta in the UK  and from Wesleyan University Press in the US later in the year. Will was a stand-out performer at the Nottingham Playhouse poetry day last year.

 

Author photo: Adrian Pope for the Forward Prizes for Poetry

 

Admission: £4.00 (£2.00 students) including refreshments. Booking essential via events@fiveleaves.co.uk

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