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Lisa Robertson: University of Edinburgh: Visiting Writers Series
Thu 19 January 2017, 18:30 – 19:30 GMT
Canada's Lisa Robertson is known for subject matter includes political themes, such as gender and nation, as well as the problems of form and genre; she has written works that explore literary forms such as the pastoral, epic, and weather forecast. Her books of poetry include XEclogue (1993); Debbie: An Epic (1997), nominated for a Governor General’s Award; The Weather (2001); The Men (2006); and R’s Boat (2010). In 2005 she was awarded the PIP Gertrude Stein Awards for Innovative Poetry in English. She holds no degrees and has no academic affiliation, and supports herself through free-lance writing on art, architecture, astrology, interior design, and food. She currently lives in France. Curated by Sam Riviere for the University of Edinburgh Visiting Writers Series.
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