Helen Ivory & Martin Figura

The Creative Writing reading series continues on Tuesday 10th November with guests Helen Ivory and Martin Figura. Usually held in the studio of the Hive Library, the reading series has moved online during the current lockdown period and can be accessed via the following LINK

Free to attend to enable students, staff and the general public to access contemporary writers reading their work. There is also opportunity to ask questions and join in the discussion about working as a writer and their creative practice.

Helen Ivory is a poet and visual artist. She has won an Eric Gregory Award and her fourth Bloodaxe Books collection, the semi-autobiographical Waiting for Bluebeard was short-listed for the East Anglian Book Awards (2014). She received an Arts Council of  England Award to work on her fifth collection for Bloodaxe The Anatomical Venus, which centres on women and otherness and was published in May 2019.  

Martin Figura’s most recent collections Dr Zeeman’s Catastrophe Machine (Cinnamon Press) and pamphlet Shed (Gatehouse Press) were both published in 2016.  The spoken-word show of Dr Zeeman began touring in 2016.  He was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award and won the Best Spoken Word Show Saboteur Award for his previous show Whistle

Please contact Ruth Stacey r.stacey@worc.ac.uk if you would like to know more. To find out about our future event please follow this LINK

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