Wendy Cope

Anecdotal Evidence

Date: Thursday 20th September 2018
Venue: St Peter’s Church | 7.15pm
Tickets: £14

Wendy Cope OBE is one of the UK’s most admired poets. Since her bestselling debut, Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis, was published in 1986, she has been responsible for some of the best-known and most-quoted lines in contemporary poetry. Her skill is in her wit and parody – including distilling TS Eliot’s The Waste Land into five limericks – and she has a keen eye for the everyday, mundane aspects of English life and our relationships with our nearest and not always dearest.

She received a Cholmondeley Award for poetry and was awarded the American Academy of Arts and Letters Michael Braude Award for light verse. She’ll be reading from her first collection in several years.

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Wendy Cope, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Wendy Cope OBE

Wendy Cope, Anecdotal Evidence, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival