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Poet Sir Andrew Motion

EducationPrizewinning British poet, novelist, memoirist and biographer Sir Andrew Motion, who served as the UK's poet laureate from 1999-2009, will read and discuss his work at DC's Folger Theatre. Knighted in '09, Motion's latest acclaimed collection, 2015's Coming Home, was based his on his discussions with British soldiers returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but he's published more than a dozen other poetry volumes, as well as biographies of Keats and Philip Larkin. In fact, his book on Keats inspired Jane Campion's film adaptation, Bright Star.  

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Details
Start:
May 09, 2016
End:
May 09, 2016
Where:
Folger Theatre 201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, District of Columbia 20003 United States
Phone:
N/A
Event Type:
Education
Ticket Price:
$7.50 - $15.00
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