Wednesday 12th February 7:30pm
Daniele Pantano, Juana Adcock and Deryn Rees-Jones
Daniele Pantano is a Swiss poet and literary translator. He has published over twenty volumes of poetry, essays, and literary translations, and his poems have been translated into a dozen languages. His most recent works include ORAKL and Dogs in Untended Fields. Pantano has taught at several universities in the United States and Europe, including Edge Hill University, where he was Reader in Poetry and Literary Translation. He is currently Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing and Programme Leader for the MA Creative Writing at the University of Lincoln.
Juana Adcock is a Mexican-born Scotland-based poet and translator. Her first book Manca, was named by the distinguished critic Sergio González Rodríguez as one of the best poetry books published in 2014. She has worked on translations for the British Council and Conaculta, Mexico’s council for culture and the arts.Her co-translation of Historia de un canalla, by Julia Navarro was published by Penguin Random House in 2016 under the title The Story of a Sociopath. She is currently co-translating a collection of essays by Gabriela Wiener for Restless Books and has translated work by a number of British poets, including Helen Mort, Andrew Motion, Kei Miller and Sam Riviere.
Deryn Rees-Jones is an Eric Gregory Award winner, and The Memory Tray was shortlisted for a Forward Poetry Prize for Best First Collection. Her collection of work includes: Signs Round A Dead Body, Quiver (Seren, 2004), Consorting With Angels (Bloodaxe, 2005). Deryn’s poetry collection Burying the Wren was on the 2012 TS Eliot Prize shortlist. Her collection What It’s Like to be Alive: Selected Poems (Seren, 2016) is a mid-career milestone of this highly acclaimed writer.
Deryn Rees-Jones is Professor of Poetry at Liverpool University, and editor at the poetry publisher Pavilion, part of Liverpool University Press.
Tickets: £5 / Free for Edge Hill University Students with Arts Centre Membership
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