Celebrate the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Day with songwriter, singer and broadcaster Cerys Matthews, curator of this year's companion anthology Tell Me the Truth About Life, as she discusses the extraordinary range of the collection alongside former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo.
Setting contemporary works by the likes of Yrsa Daley-Ward, Warsan Shire and Kei Miller alongside classics by W.H Auden, Emily Dickinson, Dylan Thomas and more, Matthews and Morpurgo will open up on the selection of some of this year's poems, and will lead an evening of readings and discussions showcasing their power and relevance.
The event will be followed by a Q&A and a book signing.
Tickets: £15 including a copy of Tell me the Truth About Life (RRP £12.99) / £8 standard / £5 Student or Foyalty member*. When purchasing a Student or Foyalty ticket, you'll need to bring a valid in-date Student card or Foyalty card with you.
Venue: Level 6, Foyles 107 Charing Cross Road
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