An evening with Owen Sheers

An evening with Owen Sheers

An Evening with Owen Sheers

Thursday 13 November 2014, 7.00 pm
Y Neuadd, Christ College, Brecon, LD3 8AF
Tickets: £5.00  (£4.00 for Brecknock Society and Welsh Academy Members

Join Literature Wales for an evening with multi award-winning poet, playwright and novelist Owen Sheers to celebrate his success at the 2014 Wales Book of the Year Awards.

Owen will read from and discuss his Roland Mathias Poetry Prize and Wales Book of the Yearwinning title, Pink Mist. Published in 2013 by Faber & Faber, Pink Mist is a verse-drama about three young soldiers from Bristol who are deployed to Afghanistan. The poem discusses the effect of war on Arthur, Hads and Taff and on those closest to them when they return from service.

This is the second time Owen Sheers has won the Wales Book of the Year Award having first received the prize for his book The Dust Diaries (Faber & Faber) in 2005.

Tickets are £5.00 and are available on the door
or by contacting Literature Wales: 029 2047 2266

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