27 July: Poetry and Publishing – Christopher Reid
Award-winning British writer Christopher Reid is the author of 13 collections of poetry and a former editor at Faber & Faber, where he edited the Letters of Ted Hughes and worked with many major poets. He is often cited as co-founder with Craig Raine of the ‘Martian School’ of poetry, which employs exotic and humorous metaphors to defamiliarise everyday experiences and objects. He talks with Bill Manhire about his career.
Time: 12.15 – 1.15pm
Where: The Marae, Level 4, Te Papa
The Writers on Mondays series is presented by the International Institute of Modern Letters and The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. It is open to the public and free of charge.