European Voices: A Reading and Conversation with British poet Tom Pickard (Poetry Reading Series Fall 2013)
- 6:00 pm on Monday, November 11, 2013
- 7:30 pm on Monday, November 11, 2013
- Katzenberg Center, College of General Studies, 871 Commonwealth Avenue, 3rd floor
- Contact Name:
- Elizabeth Amrien
Tom Pickard's volumes of poetry include Hole in the Wall: New and Selected Poems (2002), The Dark Months of May (2004), and The Ballad of Jamie Allan (Flood Editions, 2007) recounts the true adventures of an eighteenth-century gypsy musician who lived on the English-Scottish Borders and died in Durham jail, serving a life sentence for stealing a horse. His memoir, More Pricks Than Prizes, was published by Pressed Wafer in 2010. He has written for film, radio and television. This event will be moderated by the poet William Corbett, editor of Pressed Wafer. Co-sponsored by the College of General Studies, the BU Center for the Humanities (BUCH), the Center for the Study of Europe and the literary journal AGNI.