Monsieur Seven Seas: A Tribute to Derek Walcott

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A celebratory tribute to Derek Walcott led by poet and playwright Glyn Maxwell

Join poet and playwright Glyn Maxwell and fellow poets, friends, collaborators and former students of Derek Walcott to pay celebratory tribute. Expect readings and informal conversation.

Glyn Maxwell is a poet, playwright, novelist, librettist and critic. His volumes of poetry include
The Breakage, Hide Now and Pluto, all of which were shortlisted for either the Forward or T S Eliot Prizes, and The Nerve, which won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. His Selected Poems, One Thousand Nights and Counting, was published on both sides of the Atlantic in 2011. He has a long association with Derek Walcott, who taught him in Boston in the late 1980s, and whose Selected Poems he edited in 2014.

Sponsored by the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library in partnership with StrongBack Productions

Image: Derek Walcott at home in St Lucia. Photo by Micheline Pelletier Decaux / Getty Images


Name: Monsieur Seven Seas: A Tribute to Derek Walcott
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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Price: Full Price: £10.00
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