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Book Launch: Eely

Thu 25 Apr, 6:00 pm7:00 pm

About the event

Celebrate the publication of Steve Ely’s new work of poetry Eely. 


Steve Ely  is an award-winning poet and writer based in Yorkshire. He has written 10 books or poetry pamphlets, including The European Eel, Lectio Violant and Englaland. Two further books, Orasaigh (a collaboration with photographer Michael Faint) and Eely are out in 2024. Steve teaches creative writing at the University of Huddersfield, where he is Director of the Ted Hughes Network. He is the author of Ted Hughes’s South Yorkshire: Made in Mexborough, a biographical work that explores the importance of Hughes’s early Yorkshire years, and several journal papers and book chapters about Hughes’s work. 


And why not stay on for the launch of Grist, starting at 7.15pm at the same venue. Visit Grist’s launch page for details.  


Access and Covid safety measures: if you have specific access needs or queries and/or prefer to be seated away from other audience members as a Covid safety measure, please contact our Admin at: [email protected] with your request.  


Date: Thursday 25 April 

Time: 6pm-7pm 

Venue: Small Seeds, Castlegate (New Street junction), HD1 2UD 

Tickets: Free (booking recommended) 

Age Guidance: 16+ 

Access Guide: https://www.accessable.co.uk/huddersfield-literature-festival/access-guides/small-seeds  

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Thu 25 Apr
6:00 pm–7:00 pm
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Small Seeds, Castlegate (New Street junction), HD1 2UD
Small Seeds, 120 New Street, Castlegate
Huddersfield, HD1 2UD United Kingdom
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