Living Writers is a master class in how works of literature come to be. The program is free and open to everyone: the only prerequisite is a passion for reading.
Born in London and raised in Stisted, Essex, Andrew Motion is the author of many books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. His poetry collections include Essex Clay, Randomly Moving Particles, Coming in to Land: Selected Poems 1975-2015, The Customs House, The Cinder Path, and Public Property. He has written biographies of Thomas Wainewright, Philip Larkin, and John Keats. Among his novels are The Invention of Dr. Cake and Silver: Return to Treasure Island. From 1999-2009, he served as poet laureate of the UK, and in 2015, he moved to Baltimore, becoming the Homewood Professor of the Arts at Johns Hopkins University.
Co-sponsored by the Guest Poetry Series