With Wendy French, poet and professional tutor working with the MacMillan Cancer Centre.
Cancer - The Value of Poetry
Wendy French is a poet and professional tutor working with the MacMillan Cancer Centre. As well as reading her own poetry, influenced by her work with Macmillan, she will share her experience of the benefits of poetry to patients with cancer, and to their families and health professionals.
She will be supported by poets Karen Schofield, Roger Bloor, and Iora Dawes, Hippocrates award winners for medical poetry.
“In the deserts of the heart let the healing process start” WH Auden
This free event is aimed particularly at Keele Medical and Humanities students, tutors, and health professionals involved in the treatment of cancer. However all those within and without the University are welcome. Complimentary wine and refreshments will be served.
Places are limited so if you are planning to attend please contact Penny Gilchrist to book a space in advance.
- Event date
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- The Library, Keele Hall, Keele University
- Mr Bruce Summers and Dr Roger Bloor
- Contact email
- Contact telephone
- 01782 734340