Gillian Clarke, the Poet Laureate for Wales, performing at Exeter Poetry Festival on National Poetry Day, 2nd October 2014

For the first time in history, all five UK and Irish poet laureates are women. WOW 2014 at the Southbank Centre brought Carol Ann Duffy, Liz Lochhead, Gillian Clarke, Paula Meehan, and Sinéad Morrissey together for a celebratory performance and their first joint reading. Here is Gillian Clarke’s reading, in anticipation of her appearance at Exeter Central Library on National Poetry Day as part of the Exeter Poetry Festival.

Thursday 2nd October

NATIONAL POETRY DAY

With Gillian Clarke and Adam Horovitz

Venue: Exeter Central Library

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Tickets: £12

The Festival’s signature reading this year brings National Poet of Wales, Gillian Clarke and upcoming poet and performer Adam Horovitz, described by Carol Ann Duffy as ‘the real deal’ to the Exeter stage.

 

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