Robert Hampson: a preview

Robert Hampson will read at the next Other Room on Wednesday 7th October. For a flavour of his work, try this clip of him reading at the 2013 Camaradefest. Full bio, for Robert below. The other readers are Michelle Naka Pierce, Alistair Noon and Chris Pusateri.

Robert Hampson has been involved in poetry and poetry publishing since the 1970s, when he co-edited Alembic with Peter Barry and Ken Edwards. His selected poems, Assembled Fugitives, was published by Stride in 2001. More recent publications include an explanation of colours (Veer, 2010), reworked disasters (KFS, 2013), which was longlisted for the Forward Prize, and sonnets 4 sophie (pushtika, 2015). His best-known work is Seaport (1995), which was re-issued by Shearsman in 2008. He is Professor of Modern Literature at Royal Holloway, University of London, where he teaches on the Poetic Practice pathway of the MA in Creative Writing.

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