Poetry and Covid-19 – Anthony Caleshu, Rory Waterman, David Herd, Zoё Skoulding, Harriet Tarlo

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Wed, 20 October 6:30pm

‘Brilliantly eclectic, a testament to poetry’s power to reimagine and remake’ – Poetry and Covid-19 is the first poetry anthology to respond to the pandemic.  Leading contemporary poets collaborated with international collaborators from all around the world to produce this diverse and dazzling collection of poems.  Poets Zoё Skoulding, David Herd and Harriet Tarlo will be joined by the editors, Anthony Caleshu and Rory Waterman, to talk about how poetry has responded to the pandemic.  There will be live poetry performances and beamed in contributions from international collaborators Togara Muzanhenhamo from Harare and Indian writer Sharmistha Mohanty joining the event from Hong Kong.

Organised by Sheffield Hallam University

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Performance Lab, Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 2LQ

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