Poetry Reading: Fiona Sampson, 16th November

Saturday 16th November, 2019

6.30 for 7pm till 9pm at the Meeting House, 43 St Giles

Free admission + fundraising collection for the Garden Room & Quaker Centre + refreshments

On Saturday the 16th of November, Fiona Sampson will read from her forthcoming collection: COME DOWN (Little, Brown, 2020), an exploration of belonging to place & to a family.

Fiona is a leading British poet and writer. She has published in 37 languages including many books of poetry,  studies of poetry and its many forms of making and a critically acclaimed biography In Search of Mary Shelley (2018). This was a Radio 4 Book of the Week in January 2018. Fiona has won numerous awards. Her collections include Common Prayer  (2007), Rough Music (2010), and The Catch (2016).  She is a prolific broadcaster and critic, and now Professor of Poetry at the University of Roehampton. Among her recent books, The Spectator called her exploration of Limestone Country (2017) ‘bewitching’, and it was a Guardian book of the year and a Daily Telegraph and Evening Standard Pick of the summer.