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Eric Anderson and Sean Borodale In Conversation

Eric Anderson & Sean Borodale

‘The incendiary elements that start my poems are often something I find shocking, but hopefully not gratuitous.’

Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson was born in Alexandria, Virginia. His work has appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Black Warrior Review, Columbia Poetry Review and elsewhere. He is currently studying and teaching creative writing at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

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Sean Borodale

Sean Borodale was Northern Arts Fellow of the Wordsworth Trust in 1999 and Guest Artist at the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam in 2002. From 2002-7 he was a teaching fellow at the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL. His long topographical work Notes for an Atlas was recommended by Robert Macfarlane in the Guardian Summer Books 2005. It was performed in 2007 at the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, directed by Mark Rylance, as part of the first London Festival of Literature. Recent projects include Grey Matter with artist Jonathan Houlding which included a residency at the Fundacion Pilar i Joan Miro, Mallorca, 2009. Bee Journal, his debut full-length collection of poems, will be published by Jonathan Cape in July 2012.

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