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📅 Entropics 8: Vahni Capildeo

Mettricks Old Town | 21st November 2017, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
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Southampton’s experimental poetry series, Entropics,continues on 21 November with a reading from Vahni Capildeo, Forward Poetry Prize’s Best Collection 2016 winner.

Over the past 9 months Entropics has hosted some of mostinteresting contemporary poets and writers from around the UK and beyond. This month we welcome the wonderful Vahni Capildeo, whose books include Utter (Peepal Tree, 2013), Simple Complex Shapes (Shearsman, 2015), and Measures of Expatriation (Carcanet; Forward Poetry Prizes Best Collection; T.S. Eliot Prize nomination).

An ex-medievalist, Vahni has worked in lexicography,academia, and culture for development. Her performances engage with Euripides, Shakespeare, and Martin Carter. Recent non-fiction appears in PN Review, adda (Commonwealth Writers) and Granta. She is a Douglas Caster Cultural Fellow at the University of Leeds. This event is organised in conjunction with the Human Worlds Festival.

See the Entropics blog to read our interview with Vahni, aswell as past poets who have appeared in Entropics. 

Entropics is organised by Sarah Hayden, and supported by theDepartment of English at the University of Southampton. These events are made possible by funding from the University of Southampton Education Enhancement Fund. 

Come along to this free event in Southampton’s Mettricks Old Town (anaccessible venue) for an evening of poetry, discussion, and maybe a drink or two. All are welcome!

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Entropics 8: Vahni Capildeo

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