A poetry discussion between Mimi Khalvati and Fiona Sampson

Recorded on date : March 6, 2017

Recorded at Location : British Library Knowledge Centre

Poetry at King’s

Mimi Khalvati has published six collections, including Selected Poems and The Chine, The Meanest Flower (2007) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, a Financial Times Book of the Year and was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize. In 2006, she received a Cholmondeley Award from the Society of Authors. Her New & Selected Poems will be published in 2011. Fiona Sampson’s seventeen books include Rough Music, shortlisted for the 2010 T.S. Eliot Prize. Awarded the Newdigate Prize, she has been shortlisted for the Forward Best Single Poem prize, and recieved a Cholmondeley Award. Her Newcastle/Bloodaxe Poetry Lectures, and Faber Poet-to-Poet Shelley will appear in 2011.

Recorded on Monday 7 February 2011 at King’s College London.

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