Ishion Hutchinson and MacGillivray

@ Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts

Book Now

22 November 2016


£6 | £4 | £2

Location: Culture Lab, Newcastle University

Ishion Hutchinson is the author of poetry collections, Far District: Poems (Peepal Tree Press, 2010) and House of Lords and Commons (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016). Hutchinson is the recipient of the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for poetry, a Whiting Writers’ Award, the Glenna Luschei Award and the Academy of American Poets’ Larry Levis Prize. Ishion teaches at Cornell University and is a contributing editor to the literary journals The Common and Tongue: A Journal of Writing & Art.

His poems are full of ocular passion.’ Poetry Review

MacGillivray is the Highland name of writer and artist K M Norrie. MacGillivray’s first work, The Last Wolf of Scotland, was written during a Kluge fellowship on Shetland, Orkney and in the Highlands and influenced by time spent with Navajo and Hopi people. The Nine of Diamonds: Surroial Mordantless (Bloodaxe, 2016) is MacGillivray’s second book.

Luscious, generous and always terrifyingly wise, MacGillivray’s unique poetic intelligence has crafted a work we have all been secretly waiting for.’ Brian Catling

MacGillivray has recorded six albums and her music has appeared on film soundtracks and regularly on the BBC. She will be playing Gaelic experimental music as part of the event.

Newcastle University,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE1 7RU,
United Kingdom

Book Now


Events Finder


Join the club and receive special offers for events and much more
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

WhatsOn Blog

View All

NT Live Hamlet @ The Gala Theatre

Shakespeare’s 400-year-old tragedy was given a new lease of life once more in 2015. The most highly anticipated production of Hamlet this side of the 17th century had none other than Sherlock himself, Benedict Cumberbatch at the helm and encompassing the eponymous role. But was this match to be? That really is the question.

Read More

PREVIEW-Bite Sized Opera Packs a Punch this Autumn

Opera North is bringing six short operas to Newcastle Theatre Royal in November, brief in length but breathtakingly big on emotion and perfect for the uninitiated. Catch the Little Greats season 8 - 11 November 2017 and be swept away.
Award-winning Opera North’s season of brand new productions offers six powerful operatic experiences in miniature. Love and hate, joy and sadness, courage and fear, trust and jealousy, kindness and cruelty – this is an opera season like no other.

Read More