Hastings Literary Festival
Live Poetry at the Palace
Multi award-winning John McCullough and TS Eliot prize nominated Jackie Wills read from their works – LIVE!
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Hosted by Antony Mair
John McCullough and Jackie Wills read and discuss their work.
McCullough’s collection The Frost Fairs won the 2012 Polari First Book Prize, Book of the Year for The Independent and was shortlisted for the Ledbury-Forte prize. He has written for the British Museum and The British Film Institute and teaches creative writing at New Writing South and Open University.
Jackie Wills has published five poetry collections, was shortlisted for the 1995 TS Eliot prize. Trained as a journalist, she began her career as a writer in 1978. Wills appears in anthologies including Writing Motherhood (2017) and Poems of the Decade: An Anthology of the Forward Books of Poetry (2015). She has just completed a new poetry collection and a travel memoir.
Please note, this event takes place at Electric Palace cinema in Hastings Old Town, not the Palace venue on the seafront.