Creative minds in Birmingham
Until 19 June 2014
Creative Minds at Birmingham, the School of EDACS Writers and Artists Distinguished Speaker Series will see an exciting variety of renowned writers, poets and theatre leaders visit the University of Birmingham to give a public talk or reading, showcasing their latest works.
Each event in the series will give literature and theatre enthusiasts the opportunity to hear from a modern-day great, pose your questions to the speaker, and meet them afterwards during book signing sessions.
On November 21 writer Bernard MacLaverty spoke and read from his new book, Collected Stories (published 14 November) at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts.
Since the publication of Secrets and Other Stories in 1977, Bernard MacLaverty has been celebrated as one of the finest living short-story writers.
'MacLaverty is a master.‘ – The Guardian
The next event for Creative Minds at Birmingham will be held on 20 March 2014 with Michael Longley
These events are open to all. Further speakers in the series are confirmed as:
15 May 2014 – Alice Oswald
19 June 2014 – Simon Stephens
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