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Jean 'Binta' Breeze: The Verandah Poems at Leeds Beckett

  • Rose Bowl (Lecture Theatre B, Fourth Floor) Portland Crescent Leeds, England, LS1 2HB United Kingdom (map)

Leeds Beckett University and Renaissance One presents an evening with the internationally acclaimed poet Jean 'Binta' Breeze

Breeze reads from her poetry collection The Verandah Poems and has an in-conversation with writer and academic Dr Emily Zobell Marshall. With a career spanning over thirty years, Breeze’s words carry powerful political and personal messages, and audiences relate to and are inspired by her work. 'A major, perhaps even a great voice.

For stature, Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze invites a Caribbean comparison with Maya Angelou, except that her range is broader still.’ The Herald