British Library Writing Britain exhibition celebrating British authors – Bernard Kops in the loop

Bernard Kops is one of 150 celebrated authors who feature in  The British Library’s forthcoming exhibition  Writing Britain: From Wastelands to Wonderlands ( May 11 – September 25) which  promises to be a cornucopia for literature lovers  with iconic British novels, poems and illustrations displayed in all kinds of formats. With artefacts such as a  William Blake notebook and Lewis Carroll’s diary to slaver over and origional Shakespeare and Chaucer works.  Kops  and other contemporary writers were commissioned to perform and explain in a  newly commissioned video, their  sense of place in Britain today and how their work reflects Britain’s unique landscapes.  Kops’s contribution involves reading poems and talking about how he draws inspiration from  his Jewish East End roots .

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