Frances Leviston to read at Exeter Poetry Festival 2011
Exeter Poetry Festival is hugely pleased to announce that the brilliant Frances Leviston will be on the bill this year!
Frances Leviston was born in Edinburgh in 1982 and grew up in Sheffield. She read English at St Hilda’s College, Oxford, and completed the MA Writing at Sheffield Hallam University. She won an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors in 2006. Her first collection, Public Dream, was published by Picador in 2007 and shortlisted for the T S Eliot Prize, the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, and the Jerwood-Aldeburgh First Collection Prize. Her poems have appeared in the TLS, The Times, the Guardian, Identity Parade and Edinburgh Review. She teaches for a range of educational organisations and reviews new poetry for the Guardian.
Frances will be reading on Saturday 8th October. Keep an eye on this website for news of the full programme.