Expired51. Margaret Atwood Poetry Reading

  • Saturday, 13th July 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Introduced by Ursula Owen

Margaret Atwood was born in Ottawa in 1939. Canada’s most eminent novelist and poet, she is the author of more than thirty books of fiction, poetry and critical essays. The Handmaid’s TaleCat’s Eye and Alias Grace have all been shortlisted for the Booker Prize and she has won many literary prizes in other countries. Her work has been translated into thirty-three languages. Her novel, The Blind Assassin won the 2000 Booker Prize. This is a special opportunity to hear Margaret Atwood read her poems, including from her most recent collection The Door. This event is introduced by Virago Press, Founding Director Ursula Owen.

Ledbury Poetry Festival would like to apologise for an error in the printed programme regarding the biographical information for Ursula Owen


Lawnside Road, Ledbury, HR8 2AD, United Kingdom


Step-free access.  Toilets.  Car parking adjacent (Pay and display).

Supported using public funding by Arts Council England