An Evening of Poetry and Conversation with Professor Mark Ford
Tuesday 13th July at 8pm.
Mark Ford was born in 1962 in Nairobi, Kenya. He went to school in London. He has a BA and a DPhil from the University of Oxford. In the academic year 1983-84 he was a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard University, and from 1991 to 1993 a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Kyoto in Japan. He has published four collections of poetry: Landlocked (1991), Soft Sift (2001), Six Children (2011) and Enter, Fleeing (2018) and a Selected Poems (2014).
He is a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books and the London Review of Books, and his reviews and essays have been collected in three volumes: A Driftwood Altar (2005), Mr and Mrs Stevens and Other Essays (2011) and This Dialogue of One: Essays on Poets from John Donne to Joan Murray (2015), which won the Poetry Foundation’s 2015 Pegasus Award for Poetry Criticism. His anthology London: A History in Verse was published in 2012 and is now available in paperback. His most recent monograph is Thomas Hardy: Half a Londoner (2016). He is currently at work on a second book on Hardy to be called Woman Much Missed: Thomas Hardy, Emma Hardy and Poetry.
Tickets: For those who are not attending the conference in its entirety - £10 (£8 for THS Members)
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