Friday, January 30, 2009

Jon Glover Reading, Thursday February 5th

The University of Bolton will be celebrating her servant Jon Glover next Thursday.  He will be reading from his new collection Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Carcanet, 2008).  Those attending will need tickets (see University of Bolton's Facebook page for further details).

Jon Glover, who was educated at Leeds and involved with the periodical Stand as an undergraduate, is currently its Managing Editor.  Magnetic Resonance Imaging is his third collection of poems, following To the Niagara Frontier (1994) and Our Photographs (1986).

Jon Glover biography from Carcanet (www.carcanet) and from the University of Leeds ( as well as the Special Collections at Leeds (
Jon Glover and Jeffrey Wainwright in a joint reading at Octagon Theatre, Howell Croft South, Bolton, Manchester, November 10, 2008, as reported in Bolton News (November 7, 2008).
Short videos of Jon Glover speaking at the University of Caen (February 2005).