The Poetry Centre, and Wimbledon BookFest, are delighted to announce the winners of the inaugural Robert Graves Prize, judged by Professor Fiona Sampson and literary agent Peter Straus. This prize was kindly sponsored by Marcus Beale Architects.
Posted: 4 October 2017
The overall winner was Octavia Lamb, for her poem Ivor Gurney Goes To War. Second place was awarded to Vishvantara for her poem After Schubert. And third place was awarded to Audrey Ardern-Jones, for her poem In the Fifties.
The prize will be awarded at a ceremony and reading at Wimbledon BookFest on Sunday 15th October, immediately after the Robert Graves Society Lecture. Further information, and tickets for the event, can be found here.
The Print Room hosts award winning Roehampton poet, David Harsent
Notting Hill venue, The Print Room at the Coronet, hosted Professor David Harsent as part of the Autumn/ Winter poetry season.
Posted: 31 October 2017
RoeReads is back for its third year
The University, in association with the Booker Prize Foundation, is offering every student a copy of this year's RoeReads book, Room by Emma Donoghue.
Posted: 19 October 2017
Roehampton academics to take stage at Wimbledon BookFest
Academics will speak and perform at Wimbledon BookFest this October for the third year running.
Posted: 28 September 2017