Lavinia Greenlaw

Reading with Jo Shapcott.


Lavinia Greenlaw

Admission: €10 / €8 concessions
14 February 2015, 10pm



Lavinia Greenlaw was born in London where she has lived for most of her life. Her poetry includes Casual Prefect and Minsk. She has also published novels and nonfiction. She has won a number of prizes and held residencies at the Science Museum and the Royal Society of Medicine. Her latest publication is A Double Sorrow - “an extrapolation” of Chaucer’s and Bocaccio’s Troilus and Criseyde. It has been shortlisted for the Costa Book Award for Poetry as we go to press.


“shadowed by the
mystery that is the
mark of real poetry.”
– Fiona Samson, The Guardian


More about the author:

Lavinia Greenlaw home page

Lavinia Greenlaw at Poetry Archive

Lavinia Greenlaw at the Poetry Foundation


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