Award-winning poet Jo Shapcott will be reading new poems which will be part
of her upcoming book, to be published in 2017. She will also read highlights
from her back list and from her prize winning collection Of Mutability.
Jo Shapcott was born in London.
Poems from her three award-winning collections, Electroplating the Baby
(1988), Phrase Book (1992) and My Life Asleep (1998) are gathered in a
selected poems, Her Book (2000).
She has won a number of literary prizes including the Commonwealth Writers'
Prize for Best First Collection, the Forward Prize for Best Collection and the
National Poetry Competition (twice).
Tender Taxes, her versions of Rilke, was published in 2001.
Her most recent collection, Of Mutability, was published in 2010 and won the
Costa Book Award.
In 2011 Jo Shapcott was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry.
£12.50 per ticket
Dates & times for An Evening with Jo Shapcott, Berwick-upon-Tweed