Thursday 09. June 2011
Hare

Hare (Island of Rügen, Germany)

Blake Morrison to give Ted Hughes Memorial Lecture

Blake Morrison will give the biannual Ted Hughes Memorial Lecture at the Ways with Words festival at Dartingon Hall. The lecture will be held at 4pm on 13 July. The official announcement on the festival website runs:

"The Ted Hughes Memorial Lecture – Thought-foxes and gnatpsalms: nature, inspiration and healing in the poetry of Ted Hughes Blake Morrison looks at how Ted Hughes' poems about birds, beasts and flowers allow him to explore the human world and to develop his ideas about writing and creativity."

It is one of many excellent events of the festival.

You'll find festival news and a programme at the Ways with Wordswebsite www.wayswithwords.co.uk

More information about Blake Morrison is available at www.blakemorrison.com