‘Creative Minds at Birmingham’, the School of English, Drama, and American and Canadian Studies (EDACS) Writers and Artists Distinguished Speaker Series, features an exciting variety of renowned writers, poets and theatre leaders giving an intimate talk or reading, showcasing their latest works.
‘It was wonderful to hear Michael Longley read and talk about his poems. I feel very lucy to have been able to be there’ –attendee at Michael Longley’s talk
‘To sit and listen to one of the best ever short story writers read his own work and then discuss it was fabulous!’ – attendee at Bernard MacLaverty’s talk
‘....a wonderful writer, poet and person! I am so grateful to have been able to see her in the flesh, thank you!’ – attendee at Kathleen Jamie’s talk
Michael Longley - 20 March 2014
Bernard MacLaverty - 21 November 2013
Jamie McKendrick opens the series - 24 October 2013