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Wednesday, 15th July, 2020

Elaine Canning

Elaine Canning

Elaine Canning is a writer and the Executive Officer of Swansea University’s DylanThomas Prize. Author of a book and several papers on Spanish Golden-Age drama, Canning is currently working on her first short story collection and a novel and has recently completed an MA in Creative Writing.


If All the World and Love Were Young

Stephen Sexton in conversation with Elaine Canning

A session that uncovers the core of poetic inspiration. Stephen Sexton, in discussion with Elaine Canning, explores his acclaimed debut poetry collection, 'If All the World and Love Were Young'. Love, loss, memory, childhood, imagination, and grief, Sexton’s verses convey the anguish of a mother’s death through the levels of the classic video game ‘Super Mario World'.