THE SUFFOLK POETRY SOCIETY: MONIZA ALVI & CRABBE MEMORIAL PRIZE WINNERS

October 4, 2016

Saturday 5 November at 2.30 in The Jubilee Hall

Book Tickets here

 

This event will feature the Crabbe Memorial 2016 Prize Winners - including first prize winner, Pamela Job, plus André Mangeot, Jill Dawson and others. All chosen by judge Moniza Alvi who will also be reading with them.

 

There's a full list of the 2016 Crabbe Memorial Prize winners, here.

 

Suffolk Poetry Society has a long history of exploring and promoting the many aspects of poetry, including performance, writing, the study of poetry from all periods and its relationship with other art forms.

 

 

 

 

MONIZA ALVI was born in Lahore, Pakistan, and came to England when she was a few months old. She grew up in Hertfordshire and studied at the universities of York and London. Peacock Luggage, a book of poems by Moniza Alvi and Peter Daniels, was published as a result of the two poets jointly winning the Poetry Business Prize in 1991.

 

Since then, Moniza Alvi has written eight poetry collections: The Country at My Shoulder (1993), which was shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize and the Whitbread Poetry Award, and which led to her being selected for the Poetry Society's New Generation Poets promotion; A Bowl of Warm Air (1996), one of the Independent on Sunday's Books of the Year; Carrying My Wife (2000), a Poetry Book Society Recommendation; Souls (2002); How the Stone Found its Voice (2005), inspired by Kipling's Just So Stories, Europa (2008), a Poetry Book Society Choice and shortlisted for the TS Eliot prize. Also published in 2008 Split World includes poems from her first five collections. Homesick for the Earth (2011) selected poems by the French poet Jules Supervielle with versions by Moniza Alvi.

 

Moniza's latest collection is At the Time of Partition (2013) a Poetry Book Society Choice and shortlisted for the 2013 TS

 

 

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