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Shara McCallum UK Book Tour

Tuesday 2 May, 5:45 pm

Reading in Alumni Room, School of English  Information

Thursday 4 May 7pm

The Poetry Club, Glasgow

Friday 5 May 2017, 7-8 pm     

Scottish Poetry Library: Reading by Shara McCallum* & Rab Wilson  Information

Monday 8 May 9.30 pm

O’Bheal  Information

Tuesday 9 May 6pm, Central London

Book Launch of Madwoman & Reading by Shara McCallum

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Madwoman was published by Peepal Tree Press (2016)   Read more

Madwoman was published by Peepal Tree Press (2016)

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Poetry is not abstruse. Poems are relevant to contemporary experience and in language that includes the demotic as well as lyrical and metaphoric.
— Shara McCallum
These wonderful poems open a world of sensation and memory. But it is a world revealed by language, never just controlled. The voice that guides the action here is openhearted and openminded—a lyric presence that never deserts the subject or the reader. Syntax, craft and cadence add to the gathering music from poem to poem with—to use a beautiful phrase from the book, ‘each note tethering sound to meaning.
— Eavan Boland
Earlier Event: April 4
WORD! presents Michael Brome