Poetry at Pembroke: Kiran Millwood Hargrave & Open Mic

Date and time

15 Jan 2018 18:00 to 19:00

Location

The Mary Hyde Eccles Room, Pembroke College, Oxford, OX1 1DW

'Poetry at Pembroke', a series of poetry readings taking place throughout Hilary term. 

The series has been organised by Peter King, Lecturer in Philosophy at Pembroke. Performances take place every Monday evening at 6pm between 15th January - 5th March. Check our events page for further listings. To find out more please contact Peter King


Kiran Millwood Hargrave is an award-winning poet, playwright, and best-selling author of children’s novels, including The Girl of Ink and Stars and The Island at the End of Everything. 

Her books have won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017, Children’s Book of the Year at the British Book Awards, and have been shortlisted for numerous awards including the Branford Boase, the Jhalak Prize, and the Costa Book Awards.

She was president of the Oxford University Poetry Society, a Barbican Young Poet, and her poetry has appeared in Oxford Poetry, Magma, Shearsman, Room, and Agenda amongst others.

 Her fourth and most recent collection OE: a graphic-poetic retelling of Orpheus and Eurydice was published by Bloomsbury, and she was a judge for the Costa Poetry Book of the Year 2017.

Kiran's reading will be followed by an open-mic. session, featuring Pembroke poets and regular members of our audience.