Letters Home The First World War Poetry Kit Henningham Family Press and The Saison Poetry Library 14pp, ISBN: 9780956316615 The exhibition of An Unknown Soldier at the Royal Festival Hall that ran from November to January has now come down, but it will have a legacy in the Poetry Library for a few years yet.
The Times Literary Supplement, ‘the leading international forum for literary culture’, has published a celebratory review of ‘An Unknown Soldier’. You can read the review here: Against Unremembering In the review David Collard puts our poem into context, saying: Henningham’s mordant wit and avant-garde flair is part of another poetic tradition stretching back to Wyndham
I gave a short talk in the Southbank Centre on Remembrance Sunday. Sir Andrew Motion began the day with a reading of Wilfred Owen’s Dulce Et Decorum Est, and the centrepiece was a performance of Britten’s War Requiem, chiefly featuring players representative of the age for military service. There’s a link at the end for
An Unknown Soldier: An Exhibition by Henningham Family Press There will be a FREE Opening Event on Friday 7th November, 7.30pm at which we will be giving out a small, free limited edition print, and reading an extract from An Unknown Soldier with the assistance of James Wilkes and Erica Jarnes. Booking is essential by