Dr Luke Kennard is speaking at this years Cheltenham Literary Festival on 9 October.

An evening with two Next Generation Poets from independent publisher, Penned in the Margins. The author of five poetry collections, Luke Kennard (Department of Film and Creative Writing) reads from his acclaimed new book Cain, a humorous and formally unique narrative on faith, TV and zombies.

The evening also features Melissa Lee-Houghton, shortlisted for the 2016 Forward Prize for Best Single Poem, who  continues to re-energise the confessional poem for the 21st century and will perform work from her collection Sunshine.

The event will take place on sunday 9 October 20:30-21:45