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Literary Leicester and The Centre for New Writing present 8th Annual Creative Writing Lecture
Mon 18 Mar 2019 to Mon 18 Mar 2019
Blake Morrison - 'Life Writing and the Writing Life': What are the different challenges – both ethical and aesthetic – in writing books in different genres? In this illuminating talk, award-winning author Blake Morrison discusses his approach.

Blake Morrison was born in Skipton, Yorkshire, and has written fiction, poetry, journalism, literary criticism and libretti, as well as adapting plays for the stage. Among his best-known works are his two memoirs, And When Did You Last See Your Father? (1993) and Things My Mother Never Told Me (2002).

He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a former Chair of the Poetry Book Society and Vice-Chair of PEN, and has been Professor of Creative and Life Writing at Goldsmiths University since 2003.

His latest book is a novel with poems, The Executor (2018).

Date: Monday 18th March 2019, 6.15pm
Location: Lecture Theatre 1, George Davies Centre, 15 Lancaster Road, Leicester LE1 7HA
Cost: Entry is free, just turn up on the day.

This lecture is made possible through a kind donation from Santander Universities.

For queries, contact Dr Kevan Manwaring km468@le.ac.uk


Additional Information:
Location:
Leicester
Region(s):
East Midlands
Price:
Free

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