Writing a First Poetry Book : masculinity and homosexuality
Wayne Holloway Smith & Richard Scott with Daljit Nagra
Plus student readings from Alex Bond & Sam Green
in the Brunel Library (BANN226)
Wednesday 7th February
17:30 – 19:30
Wayne Holloway-Smith received his PhD in English and Creative Writing from Brunel University in 2015. His pocketbook, Beloved, in case you’ve been wondering, was published by Donut Press in 2011. His debut collection of poetry, Alarum, published by Bloodaxe Books in March 2017, was shortlisted for the Roehampton Poetry Prize and was a Poetry Book Society guest selection. He won the Poetry Society’s Geoffrey Dearmer Prize in the same year. He lives in London and teaches at the University of Hertfordshire.
Richard Scott was born in London in 1981. His pamphlet Wound, published by Rialto, won the Michael Marks Poetry Award 2016. His poem Crocodile won the 2017 Poetry London Competition.
His debut collection is forthcoming from
Faber & Faber in April 2018.