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Telling Tales: Patience Agbabi

Poet and performer Patience Agbabi will present Telling Tales, her most recent book, on Nov. 15 at 7:00 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Agbabi has presented Telling Tales, a contemporary retelling of Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, to audiences throughout the world, including in Namibia, the Czech Republic, Zimbabwe, Germany, and Switzerland. Her other poetry collections include R.A.W.,  Transformatrix and Bloodshot Monochrome. A former Poet Laureate of Canterbury, Agbabi was a recipient of the Cholmondeley Award and was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Prize for New Work in Poetry. She is currently a Fellow in Creative Writing at Oxford Brookes University. Sponsor: Lowell Humanities Series. Read more from BC News.