Frances Sackett: Reading

Frances Sackett will be reading from her recent HIGH WINDOW collection: Cradle of Bones at Manchester Poets on 15th of March at Chorlton Library, Manchester Road, M219PN. Entry £3. Starts at 7.45 with the guest reader at 9:00pm.


Details of the book will be found on our Press page.

‘Frances Sackett’s poems combine a piercing precision with a sumptuous warmth. Their subject matter varies from poignant elegies and reflections on her father’s wartime experience in the Middle East to a set of loving reflections on artworks. There are also wonderful poems on the natural world. In all of her poetry, there is profound empathy with her subjects, a deep engagement which is reflected in her wonderful phrasemaking and technical exactness.’ Ian Pople

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