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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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Susan Wicks

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Susan Wicks has published eight collections of poetry, most recently Dear Crane (Bloodaxe, 2021). Her first, Singing Underwater (Faber, 1992) won the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival Prize, and her third, The Clever Daughter (Faber, 1996) was a Poetry Book Society Choice and shortlisted for both T.S.Eliot and Forward Prizes. She has published three novels, a book of stories and a short memoir, Driving My Father (Faber, 1997) and is also the prize-winning translator of two books of poems by the French poet Valérie Rouzeau. In 2021 she was the recipient of a Cholmondeley Award. She lives in Kent.

Dear Crane, Bloodaxe Books, 2021

“Wicks can be both a fearless and arrestingly tender kind of writer, unafraid of taking a thought into uncomfortable, raw, or unexpected places” Paul Farley, PBS Bulletin on House of Tongues.

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

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

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