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25 May 2022 - 25 May 2022
5:30PM - 6:30PM
Inventions of the Text is delighted to welcome two Durham University Creative Writing PGRs – Lucy Atkinson and Soumyaroop Majumdar – to read for us at our next seminar on 25 May.
Inventions of the Text
Everyone is warmly welcome to join us on Zoom for what promises to be a fascinating hour of poetry. Please register via Eventbrite.
PhD student, Durham University
Lucy Atkinson (she/her) is a poet and playwright based in the North East of England. She is currently completing a PhD at Durham University and writing a novel about the Newcastle witch trials. Her poetry has been widely published both online and in print in magazines such as Acumen, Agenda, Ink Sweat and Tears, Green Ink Poetry, among many others. Her debut play As It Was was published in 2019.
Roop was born and raised in Kolkata, India. His PhD in Creative Writing is supervised by Dr Paul Batchelor and Dr Sam Riviere, and fully funded by the Durham Doctoral Studentship. His doctoral thesis explores the first-generation New York school of poets’ circumspect engagement with Buddhism. His poems have been published in The Poetry Review, The Manchester Review, Poetry Ireland Review, and Transect Magazine. Roop has also served as Editor of poetry at The White Review.