Michael Symmons Roberts

Michael Symmons Roberts reading Ilkley

Michael Symmons Roberts

Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 17:30

Ilkley Playhouse, Weston Road, Ilkley LS29 8DW

About the event

Edgelands: Michael Symmons Roberts and Paul Farley. Two award-winning poets discuss their prose exploration of the ‘edgelands’, the forgotten spaces in between city and countryside, from gravel pits and business parks to mobile masts and landfill sites. Michael Symmons Roberts has published two novels and four poetry collections, including Corpus, winner of the Whitbread Poetry Award. Paul Farley, winner of the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Whitbread Poetry Award, is the author of four collections. Tickets: £5/3. For more information or to book tickets visit: www.ilkleyliteraturefestival.org.uk or call: 01943 816714.

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