9th October - Joyce / Howe & Grubbs

FRIDAY, 9 OCTOBER, 7.30 pm
Sigdwick Avenue, Cambridge.

Poet Trevor Joyce will read from his work. After an interval, there will be a performance by Susan Howe and David Grubbs.

Trevor Joyce’s books of poetry and translations include with the first dream of fire they hunt the cold (2001); What’s in Store (2007); and Courts of Air and Earth (2009). He is the incoming Judith E Wilson Poetry Fellow and will be resident in Cambridge for the academic year 2009-2010.

Susan Howe’s books of poetry include Europe of Trusts: Selected Poems (1990), Frame Structures: Early Poems 1974-1979 (1996) and The Midnight (2003). David Grubbs is a former member of the post-rock group Gastr Del Sol whose subsequent career is notable both for his acclaimed solo records and his collaborations with artists and writers. Collaborations between Howe and Grubbs feature on two CDs: Thiefth (featuring the poems Thorow and Melville’s Marginalia) and Songs of the Labadie Tract.

Entrance is free. All welcome.

This event is sponsored by the Judith E Wilson Fund, Faculty of English. Enquiries to Drew Milne.

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