Poetry @ UEA: 3 Readings: JIM GOAR / SAM RIVIERE / NATHAN HAMILTON
Poetry @ UEA: 3 Readings
JIM GOAR / SAM RIVIERE / NATHAN HAMILTON
on Thursday 2nd February
in Arts 2.51
at 5.30 pm
Please come and enjoy three short readings by current PhD students in the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing.
*No* free wine will be served. *No* questions will be invited. *All* will be over by 6.30. *Tell* your social network you were there.
JIM GOAR received an MFA from Naropa University and studied Jack Spicer’s The Holy Grail for the critical component of his Ph.D. at UEA. In 2010, Reality Street brought out his first full length collection, Seoul Bus Poems. A second book, The Louisiana Purchase (2011), is available from Rose Metal Press. He edits the journal, past simple. http://www.pastsimple.org/
SAM RIVIERE co-edits the anthology series Stop Sharpening Your Knives, and was a recipient of a 2009 Eric Gregory Award. Faber & Faber published his pamphlet in 2010 as part of their New Poets scheme. A new sequence, ’81 Austerities’, written for his Creative-Critical PhD thesis, will form part of a first collection with Faber & Faber, due 2012. http://www.samriviere.com/
NATHAN HAMILTON received an MA with distinction in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia. His PhD thesis is currently entitled Albion & Ariston - UK Poetics Since the 1950s. He has been involved in pioneering the new UEA Creative Writing website, newwriting.net, and runs Egg Box Publishing. He is currently compiling a groundbreaking new anthology of young poets for Bloodaxe entitled Dear World And Everyone In It, due 2012. His poetry and criticism have appeared in The Guardian, The Spectator, The Rialto, Five Dials, The Manhattan Review and The Wolf. http://