november 2020

mon16nov10:30 am11:30 amFrank Skinner: How to Enjoy PoetryIn Conversation with Isy Suttie10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Frank Skinner wants you to read more poetry. Whether you’re a frequent poetry reader or haven’t read any since sixth form, Frank’s infectious passion for language, rhythm and metre will win you over and provide you with the basic tools you need to tackle any poem.

In his short, easy-to-digest and delightful book, Frank guides us through the twists and turns of ‘Pad, pad’ by Stevie Smith, a short, seemingly simple poem that contains multitudes of meaning and a deceptive depth of emotion.

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