TALK: ‘Performances and Reflections’ with Tristram Fane Saunders,Joe Carrick-Varty, Warda Yassin and Jade Cuttle
Saturday 6 July 2019
Exploring the craft of the poem from page to stage and reflecting upon the value of the written and spoken word in today’s world, Tristram Fane Saunders will be in discussion with Joe Carrick-Varty (New Poets prize winner), Warda Yassin (New poets prize winner) and Jade Cuttle (Poetry Critic award winner) following performances by each.
This journey into a new generation of poetry will set the stage for a discussion on the role of poetry today.
Tristram is writer and commissioning editor for the Telegraph where he casts an analytical eye over all things cultural. As a New Poets Prize winner of 2018 Tristram is skilled in the art of the poem and seasoned in the art of performing them. He will also be reading from his new chapbook ‘Woodsong’, a tragi-comic retelling of an old Irish myth, published this June.