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Literary Festival 2014: Poetry Reading

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Speaker(s): Professor Fiona Sampson

Recorded on 24 February 2014 in Thai Theatre, New Academic Building.

Fiona Sampson has published more than twenty-five books of poetry, criticism and philosophy of language, and received the Newdigate Prize, a Cholmondeley Award and Writer’s Awards from the Arts Councils of England and of Wales as well as prizes in Macedonia and the US. She has twice been shortlisted for both the T.S. Eliot and Forward Prizes. Published in more than thirty languages, she is the editor of Poem and professor of poetry at the University of Roehampton. She will be reading from her own poetry.

This reading follows a panel discussion featuring Fiona Sampson at 6pm on Tacit Knowledge in the Arts, Science and Business.

This event forms part of LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival 2014, taking place from Monday 24 February - Saturday 1 March 2014, with the theme 'Reflections'.

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