Kei Miller - The Most Important Things
Saturday 31 August
Venue: East Sussex College Hastings
14.45 to 15.45
Renaissance One presents Kei Miller: The Most Important Things
Poet, novelist, short story writer and broadcaster Kei Miller reads from and discusses his new collection of essays which cover a range of themes and contemporary perspectives on place, race, gender, sex, the minds of writers, and The Most Important Things. Miller’s books include the novel Augustown and the poetry collection The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion which won the Forward Prize (Best Poetry Collection of 2014). In 2010, the Institute of Jamaica awarded him the Silver Musgrave medal for his contributions to Literature. He is a Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Exeter.
The language is as clear as spring water.
Observer (on Augustown)
Many poets refer to multiple realities, different ways of observing the world. Kei doesn’t just refer, he articulates them.
Miller is an intelligent humorist.