Poet Paul Maddern To Hold Public Reading

August 27, 2019

Prize-winning Bermudian poet Paul Maddern will be reading from his work at the National Gallery next month.

Now living in Ireland, Mr. Maddern was the recipient of the Bermuda Government Literary Awards in 2010 and 2017 for his collections The Beachcomber’s Report and Pilgrimage.

His latest poetry collection, The Tipping Line, was published last year and is based on his original research into the lives and deaths of Bermudian soldiers who fought in World War One [1914-1918].

He will be reading from all three works at the National Gallery on Wednesday, September 11. The event gets underway at 5:30 and lasts until 8:30 pm.

Former Saltus Grammar School student Mr. Maddern holds a PhD from the School of English at Queen’s University in Belfast.

He has taught creative writing at Leeds University, Edinburgh University and the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University, Belfast.

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