Richard Price, Poet, Creative Conversations, University of Glasgow, Monday 30 January, 2017

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Creative Conversations: Poet Richard Price

Monday 30 January 2017

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ

Richard Price, hailing from Renfrewshire, is recognized as one of the more important voices of his generation, a poet who moves comfortably between the lyrical and the avant-garde. His collection Lucky Day was shortlisted for the Whitbread Poetry Prize, and he was an influential figure in a literary movement which he named: Informationist poetry.

In addition to his award-winning poetry, he has collaborated with sculptors, digital artists, and musicians. He published the collection Small World, also from Carcanet. Price has written a short story collection, A Boy in Summer (11:9 / Neil Wilson, 2002), a novel, The Island (Two Ravens, 2010), and is a vocalist and the principal lyricist for the musical project Mirabeau.

He was European Poet in Residence at the University of Coimbra in 2013. He is Head of Content and Research Strategy at the British Library. Find out more iabout him on his website.

Follow him on Twitter  @InfoPrice.

Books by featured authors will be for sale in John Smiths bookshop.

This series is sponsored by the Ferguson Bequest.

Perfect way to enjoy your lunchtime – bring a sandwich.  🙂

 www.gla.ac.uk/events/creativeconversations/

 Further details of programme and previous performers

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Cameraperson, GFT, 30 January – 2 February, 2017

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