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CAConrad & Sophie Robinson
Fri 31 March 2017, 17:00 – 18:30 BST
A rare opportunity to see two of the most exciting contemporary poets! CAConrad's first ever reading in Scotland!
CAConrad’s childhood included selling cut flowers along the highway for his mother and helping her shoplift. The author of 9 books of poetry and essays, the latest is titled While Standing In Line For Death and is forthcoming from Wave Books (September 2017). He is a Pew Fellow and has also received fellowships from Lannan Foundation, MacDowell Colony, Headlands Center for the Arts, Banff, RADAR, Flying Ojbect and Ucross. For his books, essays, and details on the documentary The Book of Conrad (Delinquent Films 2016), please visit http://CAConrad.blogspot.com
Sophie Robinson is a poet based in Norwich. Her first book, a, was published by Les Figues in 2009, and her second collection, The Institute of Our Love in Disrepair, came out from Bad Press in 2011. In 2011 she was also the poet in residence at the Victoria & Albert Museum. Sophie has a PhD in Queer Writing from Royal Holloway, and is currently a Lecturer in Poetry at the University of East Anglia. Recent work has appeared in The White Review, n+1, The Brooklyn Rail, Ploughshares and The Morning Star.
The Club Room, CCA
5.00pm – 6.30pm