Dennis Nurkse

Arts and Law
Thursday 22nd March 2012 (18:00-20:00)
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Distinguished poet, Dennis Nurkse, will be visiting the English Department on Thursday March 22nd. He will give a reading of his work at 6pm in Arts Main Lecture Theatre. There will be a reception after the reading.

Nurske’s has been recognised as one of the finest of contemporary American poets. Alongside numerous collections (including ‘Burnt Island’, and the Forward Prize nominated ‘Voices Over Water’) his work frequently features in the New Yorker, and he has received numerous awards.

Nurkse is involved human rights and humanitarian projects and is on the board of directors for Amnesty International.

All staff and students are invited to join us in welcoming him and in celebrating his exceptional work.