Poetry, A Conversation: China and the UK

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A symposium consisting of readings and discussions on poetry – including translation – by poets from China and the UK, including poets of Chinese heritage from Singapore and the UK.

We are delighted to be sponsoring this symposium, featuring poets including Simon Armitage, Malika Booker, Kimberly Campanello, Ian Duhig, Zaffar Kunial, Madeleine Lee, Li Yuansheng, Lu Ye, Helen Mort, Na Ye, Jennifer Lee Tsai, Wang Jiaxin, John Whale, Eleanor Wong, Yu Hai-Sui, Yang Biwei, Yang Ke, Jay G. Ying, Zhang Jiawei.

The whole event is open and admission is free, but please register on Eventbrite.

The full programme is now available on the Eventbrite page. The poetry readings will take place at the following times:

  • 18 September 19:45 – 21:30 (Workshop Theatre)
  • 19 September 11:15 – 13:00 (Lecture Theatre, Clothworkers South)

Organisers: University of Leeds Poetry Centre/ The Leeds Centre for New Chinese Writing/ Stand magazine/ Centre for Translation Studies