Readings from Ruth Padel and Jacob Polley at the Print Room Coronet

Readings from Ruth Padel and Jacob Polley at the Print Room Coronet
  • The Print Rooms, The Print Room, 34 Hereford Rd, Notting Hill, London, W2 5AJ
    The Print Rooms
    The Print Room 34 Hereford Rd Notting Hill London, W2 5AJ UNITED KINGDOM
  • 20/12/2016 19:30 - 20/12/2016 21:00

£10.00

Readings from Ruth Padel and Jacob Polley. 20 Dec, 7.30pm

About Jacob Polley

Jacob Polley was born in Carlisle, Cumbria. He is the author of four acclaimed books of poems, The Brink (2003), Little Gods (2006), The Havocs (2012) and Jackself (2016) all published by Picador, UK. He received an Eric Gregory Award in 2002, and both The Brink and The Havocs were shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize. Jackself is shortlisted for the 2016 TS Eliot Prize. " "In 2011, he was Arts Queensland’s poet-in-residence, and he was Visiting Fellow Commoner in the Arts at Trinity College, Cambridge, 2005-7. He has also held residencies at the Civitella Ranieri Foundation and at the Wordsworth Trust. " "In 2004, he was named one of the ‘Next Generation’ of the twenty best new poets in Britain. His first novel, Talk of the Town, a fiercely demotic and funny coming-of-age murder mystery, won the 2010 Somerset Maugham Award. He teaches at the University of Newcastle where lives.