Featured Writers for the August 2021 Symposium (5)

I am very pleased to say that the next poet to announce is David Hopkins.

David Hopkins is a poet and art historian. He teaches at Glasgow University and has published several books on Dada and Surrealism and recent art. Since the 1980s he has performed widely, collaborating with the likes of Bob Cobbing at venues such as Newcastle-upon Tyne’s legendary Morden Tower. His sound poetry performance is included on the CD in The Order of Things (Pocketbooks, Edinburgh 2001). His poems have been published in various anthologies. In recent years he has performed at Edinburgh venues such as ‘Caesura’ ( Summmerhall), the Fruitmarket Gallery and ‘Vespers’ ( Scottish Poetry library). The range of his poetry is wide, shifting from dadaist humour to personal lyricism, and taking in subjects from Captain Beefheart to the moles on Queen Victoria’s back.


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