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Sylvia Plath Literary Festival
21st - 23rd October 2022
Hebden Bridge & Heptonstall
The blood jet is poetry, / There is no stopping it.
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Sylvia Plath Literary Festival
21st - 23rd October 2022
Hebden Bridge & Heptonstall
The blood jet is poetry, / There is no stopping it.
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When: Saturday 22nd October, 2 - 3pm
Where: The Terrace, The Town Hall, Hebden Bridge

Close Reading: Sylvia Plath and Medicine with Tracy Brain

Sylvia Plath and Medicine: 2 – 3pm

Join novelist & Plath scholar Tracy Brain for a Close Reading Workshop with Optional Writing Exercises. In this workshop, we will look together at a selection of poems where Plath overtly addresses a variety of medical conditions from plastic surgery through to reproductive medicine. Our workshop will be informed by a rich array of contextual materials, drawing on short passages from her letters, journals, fiction, scrapbooks and other archival resources.

Venue: The Terrace, The Town Hall, Hebden Bridge

20 places available

Ticket: £8/5

This event is fully accessible

Full price £8-£10 | Local ticket £5-£8

Digital ticket: £10-£20 | Workshops £12/8/5

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