Literature Live: Maureen N. McLane and Glyn Maxwell
12 Mar 2014
On Monday 17 March, 6.30pm at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama
The "Literature Live" series, organised by The University of Manchester’s Centre for New Writing welcomes acclaimed poets Maureen N. McLane and Glyn Maxwell.
Maureen N. McLane was educated at Harvard, Oxford, and the University of Chicago. She is the author of World Enough: poems (Farrar, Straus, 2010) and Same Life: poems (FSG, 2008) as well as two books of literary criticism, Balladeering, Minstrelsy, and the Making of British Romantic Poetry (Cambridge UP, 2008) and Romanticism and the Human Sciences (CUP, 2000). She also co-edited The Cambridge Companion to British Romantic Poetry (2008). Her recent book, My Poets—an experimental hybrid of memoir and criticism—was a Finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography. Her third book of poems, This Blue, is forthcoming from FSG in 2014.
Glyn Maxwell is an established poet and dramatist. He lives in London and is the Poetry Editor of The New Republic and Professor of Writing at New York University and Essex University. He also reviews for the Times Literary Supplement and London Review of Books. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the Welsh Academy. Maxwell has won several awards for his poetry, including the E.M. Forster Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters (1997), and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize for The Nerve (2004). In addition to poetry, Maxwell has also written extensively for theatre, opera, screen and radio.
Tickets are priced at £6 / £4 and are available from:
- Martin Harris Centre Box Office, tel: 0161 275 8951 (2-4pm)
- Online from Quaytickets