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A First Edition poetry reading. Sean O’Brien returns to the city he grew up in – Hull. He has won many major prizes including the Cholmondeley Award, the Somerset Maugham award, the E.M. Forster Award and the Forward Prize for Best Collection. His latest collection, The Beautiful Librarians is a bleak and comic lament for lost England. He is also the editor of The Firebox, an acclaimed anthology of post-war UK poetry. He is Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Newcastle and the author of literary criticism and journalism for several newspapers and journals.

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Albion Street


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  • Accessible Toilets
  • Baby Changing
  • Changing Places Toilet
  • Hearing Loop
  • Level Access
  • Wheelchair Access

Opening times

Monday 9.30am– 5pm
Tuesday 9.30am– 5pm
Wednesday 1pm – 7.30pm (Learning Centre to close at 5pm)
Thursday 9.30am – 7.30pm (Learning Centre to close at 5pm)
Friday 9.30am – 1pm
Saturday 10am – 4pm
Sunday Closed