Poetry Reading Series: Luke Kennard at Manchester Poetry Library

Poetry Reading Series: Luke Kennard
Manchester Poetry Library
20th June 2024

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Luke Kennard is an award-winning British poet, critic, novelist and Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Birmingham. In 2005 he won an Eric Gregory Award for his first collection The Solex Brothers. His second collection, The Harbour Beyond The Movie, was shortlisted for the 2007 Forward Prize for Best Collection. In 2014 he was named as one of the Poetry Book Society’s Next Generation Poets. His debut novel, The Transition, was published by Fourth Estate in 2017; his second novel, The Answer to Everything, was published in 2021. Also in 2021 his poetry collection, Notes on the Sonnets, won the 2021 Forward Prize for Best Collection.

Luke will be reading from a selection of his poetry, followed by a conversation on poetry and writing with Nikolai Duffy.

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