Pulitzer Prizewinner to deliver poetry society lecture

C K Williams

Influential American poet and Pulitzer Prize winner, C K Williams will deliver the annual Kenneth Allott Lecture.

This year the lecture ‘On Being Old’ will be given in conjunction with the Poetry Society Annual Lecture in the Victoria Gallery & Museum.

Interspersed with dramatic new poems, his lively and provocative lecture aims to explore his changing relationship with the great poets of history – from Wyatt and Wordsworth, to Bishop, Auden and Lowell – engaging with the audience, whatever their age.

The event is on Thursday 13 October at 5pm and is free. Email jgaywood@liv.ac.uk to book your place.

Professor Miriam Allott founded the Allott lecture series in 1976 in memory of her husband, the poet, Kenneth Allott.

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