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Afternoon Tea with… Roger McGough

7 May @ 16:00 - 16:45 BST

Grab a cuppa and a join us for a 45-minute online video session with Roger McGough who will share his creative routine, a mini tour of his creative work space, insights into what he’s currently working on, and how he is adapting to working online.


2 minutes – Welcome from Nicola Solomon, Chief Executive of the SoA

10- 15 minutes – Introduction from Roger McGough, with a short tour of his workspace and glimpse into his creative routine

10-15 minutes – Advice for authors on staying creative and connected

10-15 minutes – Q&A from audience.

If you would like to send questions for Roger McGough in advance, email fhowell@societyofauthors.org with ‘Afternoon Tea with Roger McGough – Question’ in the subject header.

The line-up

Roger McGough – poet, Society of Authors council member

Roger McGough, CBE, FRSL is a poet, broadcaster, children’s author and playwright, winning critical acclaim for his 1967 anthology The Mersey Sound. He has won the SoA’s Cholmondeley Award and was appointed OBE in 1997 and CBE in 2004. He presents BBC Radio 4’s Poetry Please. He is a Fellow of the RSL and President of the Poetry Society.

Website: rogermcgough.org.uk | Twitter: @McgoughRoger


7 May
16:00 - 16:45 BST
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