Opening Reading: Jamie McKendrick & Kim Moore


Friday 27 September
7.15pm - 8.30pm

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Jamie McKendrick

Jamie has published seven collections of poetry, including two Selected Poems, and has edited The Faber Book of Twentieth-Century Italian Poems. He has also published translations from the Italian, and his book of essays on art, poetry and translation, Foreign Connection, is forthcoming from Legenda. His poetry has won both the Forward and Hawthornden Prizes, and his latest collection is Anomaly (Faber, 2018).

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Kim Moore

Kim's first collection The Art of Falling (Seren, 2015) won the 2016 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. She won a Northern Writers Award in 2014, an Eric Gregory Award in 2011 and the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize in 2010. Her pamphlet If We Could Speak Like Wolves was a winner in the 2012 Poetry Business Pamphlet Competition. She is currently a PhD candidate at Manchester Metropolitan University and is working on her second collection. She is Co-Director of Kendal Poetry Festival.