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John Clegg and Don Share

Our next live worldwide poetry reading will feature John Clegg from London, UK and Don Share from Chicago, IL, USA, hosted by Robert Peake of Transatlantic Poetry.

Tune in for free on November 20th, 2016 at 20.00 GMT. The poets will be reading their work and answering your questions live.

John Clegg’s most recent book is Holy Toledo! (Carcanet, 2016). An earlier collection, Antler (Salt, 2012), received an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors in 2013. He works as a bookseller in London. At present he is editing for publication the letters of poet and translator Christopher Middleton.

Don Share is the editor of Poetry. His most recent books are Wishbone (Black Sparrow), Union (Eyewear), and Bunting’s Persia (Flood Editions); he has also edited a critical edition of Basil Bunting’s poems for Faber & Faber. His translations of Miguel Hernández, awarded the Times Literary Supplement Translation Prize and Premio Valle Inclán, were published in a revised and expanded edition by New York Review Books, and appeared in an earlier edition from Bloodaxe Books. His other books include Seneca in English (Penguin Classics), Squandermania (Salt), and The Open Door: 100 Poems, 100 Years of POETRY Magazine (University of Chicago Press), a sequel to which will appear in 2017. His work at Poetry has been recognised with three National Magazine Awards for editorial excellence from the American Society of Magazine Editors, and a Community of Literary Magazines and Presses “Firecracker” Award for Best Poetry Magazine. He received a VIDA “VIDO” Image Award for his contributions to American literature and literary community.

TRANSATLANTIC Poetry is a unique community of poets writing in (or translating to) English from the US, UK, Europe, and beyond. We host an innovative series of readings that bring poets together from across the globe using YouTube Live Streaming technology. Robert Peake is an American-born poet living near London and creator of the Transatlantic Poetry reading series. His collection The Knowledge is available from Nine Arches Press.

Tune in live and ask your questions on on the website event page or find out more about all of our previous and upcoming broadcasts at www.transatlanticpoetry.com.

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