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Writing is a dog's life...
...but the only life worth living. This, apparently, was Flaubert’s sombre assessment of his chosen career. Is writing really good for you? Or can the hours spent hunched over an empty page destroy your health?
Join us for this Wellcome Trust sponsored event, in the run up to the Wellcome Trust Book Prize, to hear renowned poet Gwyneth Lewis, together with writer and literary scholar Brian Dillon, discuss whether writing is a tonic – or a poison.
This event is organised in partnership with Wellcome Trust.
Sunday 2 October 2011, 6:00pm - 7:00pmKohn Centre, the Royal Society.
This event costs £4 per person.Tickets will be available on the door.
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