The Northern Poetry Symposium

09:00–18:30 | Sage Gateshead | The Barbour Room | £15 (£10 Concessions)

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Tickets: £15 (£10 for Poetry Book Society Members, concessions and students) available from webstore.

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To celebrate their first year in Newcastle, the Poetry Book Society present the Northern Poetry Symposium with NCLA at Sage Gateshead. Join us for a day of lively debates, inspirational talks and panel discussions, featuring leading figures from the poetry industry, including National Poetry Day’s Executive Director, Susannah Herbert; Bloodaxe’s Founder and Editor, Neil Astley; Stanza Poetry Festival Director, Eleanor Livingstone, Carcanet’s Managing and Editorial Director, Michael Schmidt and CEO of Poet in the City, Isobel Colchester. We’ll be tackling the topics affecting the poetry world today, from digital apps to diversity, and inspiring exciting new ways of working together to widen audiences for poetry.

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