An evening of readings from two of Britain’s foremost poets. Simon Armitage is one of the UK’s widest read and best loved writers. His trademark
dry humour lends his poetry an accessible and realist style which has won him many notable awards including a CBE in 2010.
Glyn Maxwell is a poet, dramatist and librettist and winner of an E. M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as many other prestigious accolades including the 2004 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. Glyn is part of the Creative Writing teaching team in the Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies at the University of Essex.
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