Wednesday, October 07, 2009

TONBRIDGE: Michael McKimm

Thursday 8th October, 2009, 7.30pm, £6
EM Forster Theatre,
Tonbridge School
tel: 01732 304 241

Michael McKimm was born in Belfast in 1983 and grew up near the Giant’s Causeway. He graduated from the Warwick Writing Programme in 2004 and won an Eric Gregory Award in 2007. He lives in London, where he works for the Geological Society Library. His poetry is widely published, most recently in Dossier Journal (New York), Horizon Review, Magma, PN Review, The Warwick Review, The Wolf and The Best of Irish Poetry 2010 (edited by Matthew Sweeney). He has read his work throughout the UK and Ireland, including at the Ledbury Poetry Festival, the Stanza Festival and the Solstice Festival in Co. Kerry. Still This Need, his first full-length collection, was published by Heaventree in 2009.

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