Sean O’Brien

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Sean O’Brien’s ninth collection of poems, Europa (2018), was shortlisted for the T.S.Eliot prize, of which he is a previous winner. His book-length poem Hammersmith is to be published by Picador in 2020. His verse translation of Lope de Vega’s The Sicilian Courtesan is to be staged later this year. He is Professor of Creative Writing at Newcastle University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.


The Use of Dialogue in Poetry: Workshop with Sean O’Brien11:00-13:00 | Newcastle University

Festival Launch event with Terrance Hayes 19:00-20:30 | Northern Stage