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                                Forthcoming Event


                                    A Talk by William Wootten
              "Walter de la Mare and the Poetry of Enchantment"
                          Tuesday, 28th November 2017 at 6PM 
      This autumn's event will take place in the new venue we used last year,   
      The Enitharmon Gallery, 10 Bury Place, London, WC1A 2JL, down
      from Great Russell Street, opposite the British Museum (and close to
      The London Review of Books).  The nearest underground stations
      are Russell Square and Holborn. 
         Tickets are £10.00  /  Drinks and refreshments will be provided.
       William Wootten is a lecturer in the English Department at the
       University of Bristol, and a poet and a critic. He published a volume
       of poems called You have a Visitor, In 2016. His poems have been
       included in magazines, among them, Poetry Review, PN Review,
      The Spectator, and the TLS; and he has written widely on modern poetry,
       His essays and book reviews appearing in the The Guardian, the TLS
       and The London Review of Books and many other places. His
       critical study, The Alvarez Generation;  Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted
       Hughes, Sylvia Plath and Peter Porter, came out in 2015.