Each term, a poet visits the college for a reading followed by a question-and-answer session. The spirit of the events is relaxed and informal. Entry is free, and the series is open to members of the university and to the public.
Speakers so far have included established and emerging poets from both the US and the UK: James Longenbach, Simon Armitage, Jonathan Galassi, Maureen McLane, Alice Oswald, A E Stallings, Jamie McKendrick, Peter Robinson, Don Paterson, Sarah Howe, Michael Longley, Spencer Reece, Denise Riley, Henri Cole, John Burnside, Stephanie Burt, Hera Lindsay Bird, Caitriona O’Reilly, and Hannah Sullivan.
This series features in the following public collections: