International Poetry Reading at Poetry Parnassus - International Poetry Festival at the South Bank Centre - Jo Shapcott representing Great Britain

  • Jo Shapcott (Speaker)

Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar


Six world poets from six continents read with Jo Shapcott and Poetry Parnassus curator, Simon Armitage.

Reading with Wole Soyinka (Nigeria), Kay Ryan (USA), Seamus Heaney (Ireland), Kim Hyesoon (South Korea), Claribel Algeria (Nicaragua) and Bill Manhire (New Zealand) all take to the stage for an evening which includes two Poet Laureates, two Nobel Laureates and a Gold Medallist.

Poetry Reading
Period29 Jun 2012