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Fiona Sampson

Stone Diaries

Saturday 12 August 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Published in 37 countries, Fiona Sampson is one of our most lauded poets. Limestone Country, which is set in four very different landscapes, explores her love affair with the sedimentary rock that time and water have made out of bones and shells. In...