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Beyond Imitation

What is poetry’s relationship with art? Find out at this discussion featuring readings by guest poets.

A book of poetry is visual art, a gallery of voices, not merely descriptor or commentator. National Poetry Library and Corrupted Poetry bring you Beyond Imitation to examine poetry’s relationship with art.

Our own ‘gallery of voices’ includes guest speakers and poets Tamar Yoseloff, Claire Collison, Abegail Morley and Kathryn Maris, who read their work.

They explore themes such as the visual landscape of the poem, how the poet brings the artist to life, the daily practice of the artist-poet and what ekphrastic poetry does that other forms do not.

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National Poetry Library,

Level 5, Blue side, Royal Festival Hall


Booking fee: £3.50 (Members £0.00)


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