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June | Fri 21st | 19:00

Summer Hauntings: Midsummer Phantoms @ the Phil £5/3

Summer Hauntings

Midsummer Phantoms with Sean O'Brien, Gail-Nina Anderson and Jacob Polley.

One of the most popular events in the Lit & Phil calendar, Midsummer Phantoms will transport you to a world of the unworldy and satisfy all your supernatural desires.  Come along, if you dare...!

Jacob Polley is the author of four acclaimed poetry collections, The BrinkLittle GodsThe Havocs and Jackself, which won the 2016 T.S. Eliot Prize. His Somerset Maugham Award-winning novel, Talk of the Town, was published in 2009. Born in Cumbria, Jacob now lives and works in Newcastle.

Gail Nina Anderson is a cultural historian, lecturer and journalist based in Newcastle, with a specialism in the visual traditions of the Gothic.

Sean O'Brien is a British poet, critic, novelist, short-fiction writer, professor of creative writing at Newcastle University, and a Fellow of the UK’s Royal Society of Literature.

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