Alan Halsey and Agnes Lehoczky

Alan Halsey and Agnes Lehoczky

15/06/2014   8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Alan Halsey’s latest collection Rampant Inertia is published by Shearsman. His other books include The Text of Shelley’s Death, Marginalien (poetry, prose texts & graphics 1988-2004) and Not Everything Remotely: Selected Poems 1977-2005. He ran The Poetry Bookshop in Hay-on-Wye for twenty years before moving to Sheffield in 1997.

Ágnes Lehóczky is an Hungarian-born poet, scholar and translator originally from Budapest. Her first full collection, Budapest to Babel, was published in 2008 and her second collection, Rememberer, in 2012 by Egg Box Publishing. She was the inaugural winner of the Jane Martin Prize for Poetry at Girton College, Cambridge, in 2011 and Hungary’s representative for Poetry Parnassus at Southbank Centre during London’s Cultural Olympiad in Summer 2012. Her collection of essays on the poetry of Ágnes Nemes Nagy, Poetry: the Geometry of Living Substance, was published in 2011 by Cambridge Scholars. She co-edited Sheffield Anthology; Poems from the City Imagined (Smith/Doorstop, 2012). She currently teaches creative writing at the University of Sheffield. Her new collection Carillonneur was published by Shearsman Books in April, 2014.

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