Songs of Freedom: An evening of Poetry Reading by Ian Parks - Love, loss, and the struggle for social justice
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About the Events
You are invited to this most special event where the incredible Ian Parks who is well respected for his vast contributions to the field of poetry will personally perform some of his hugely successful poems.
Expect poems about love, loss, and the struggle for social justice.
IAN PARKS was born in Mexborough in 1959 and is the author of eight major collections of poetry, one of which was a Poetry Book Society Choice. He was mada a Hawthorned Fellow in 1991 and received a Travelling Fellowship to the United States in 1994. He is the editor of Versions of the North: Contemporary Yorkshire Poetry and his poems have appeared in Poetry Review, The Times Literary Supplement, The Independent on Sunday, and Poetry (Chicago). He has been Writing Fellow at De Montrot, Leicester and writer-in-residence at Gladstone's Library.
Poetry has become one of the main stays of the cultural sector in the region and we are privilged to have this highly sought after poem grace our gallery with his presence.
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