Representations of Home Open Seminar: Poetry Reading with Lesley Saunders



Lesley  Saunders has  written seven poetry collections, most recently A  Part  of  the Main (MulfranPress2018), co-authored with Philip Gross; the book is a response to the  political   and  social  upheavals   surrounding   the  UK’s  decision   to  leave  the EuropeanUnion. Lesley Saunders also translates poetry and her English translations – including the poem that won the 2016 Stephen Spender award – of renowned Portuguese poet Maria Teresa Horta will be published in spring 2019 by Two Rivers Press. Lesley Saunders is a visiting professor in education policy at Newman University, Birmingham, and an honorary research fellow at Oxford University Department of Education. She will be talking and reading from her poetry on issues of home and belonging.

Admission free.   

All welcome.

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