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An Evening with the poet Jennifer Williams, CCA, 17 February, 2015

jennifer williams“The Writer’s Life”: an evening with renowned poet Jennifer Williams

Scottish Writers Centre

Tuesday 17th February 2015; 7pm to 8.30pm,

CCA Club Room, Glasgow:

Jennifer Williams has found publication in journals such as Poetry Wales, The Wolf, Edinburgh Review, Magma, Fulcrum, and Stand. Her poetry has been translated into Greek, French, Spanish, and Dutch, and she has translated poetry from Spanish and Greek.

Jennifer’s poems have been featured in the New Writing Scotland 30 anthology and in the SPL’s Best Scottish Poems 2011 and 2013 anthologies. She is particularly interested in cross-form work, and has collaborated with artists, musicians, and filmmakers. Jennifer was awarded a grant from the Scottish Arts Council for a poetry collaboration entitled Chiaroscuro Pentimenti, and the Edwin Morgan Travel Bursary from the Scottish Arts Trust.

In September 2009, she journeyed to the Aeolian Isles to write a collection inspired by Ovid’s Metamorphoses (entitled Condition of Fire; published by Shearsman Books in 2011). Jennifer’s second collection, Locust and Marlin (Shearsman, 2014), explores the idea of home and where we come from. She plays in the band Opul, and is Programme Manager at the Scottish Poetry Library.

See www.jlwilliamspoetry.co.uk

Tickets: £6 (£3 for concessions). Free to SWC members.

www.scottishwriterscentre.org.uk/

CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

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