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Paul Farley and Deryn Rees-Jones read at Manchester Literature Festival

October 15, 2012, 12:00 AM EDT

MLF and the Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester present two of the UK’s most acclaimed poets. Paul Farley has published four poetry collections with Picador, most recently The Dark Film which is shortlisted for this year’s TS Eliot Prize. A regular contributor to the BBC, his work has won many awards, including the Whitbread and Forward Prizes, and is celebrated for marrying thought and form with humour and feeling. Deryn Rees-Jones has published four collections with Seren: The Memory Tray, Signs Round a Dead Body, Quiver and her new collection, Burying the Wren, a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. She was named one of the Poetry Book Society’s Next Generation poets and one of the Mslexia’s TopTen UK women poets in 2004.
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October 15, 2012
12:00 AM EDT