Sunday, December 04, 2016

Close calls with nonsense, or how to read new poetry

12 December 2016 from 5.30 pm - 7.00 pm

City Gallery, 101 Wakefield St, Wellington

A public masterclass with Stephen Burt and Bill Manhire

 Harvard professor Stephen Burt is 'one of the most influential poetry critics of his generation' (NY Times) and a passionate champion of new poetry. This public masterclass, steered by Bill Manhire, will unfold and illuminate the pleasures of recent poems by a trio of American, British and New Zealand writers.

 Presented by the International Institute of Modern Letters and City Gallery.

Vic Books will be present for book sales. The gallery will be open prior to the event for visitors to view the exhibition Cindy Sherman, (exhibition entry charges apply).

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