We are delighted to welcome poet-priest, author and rock musician, Malcolm Guite to the 2018 Fairway Galle Literary Festival.
Poet-Priest Malcolm Guite is Chaplain of Girton College, Cambridge and teaches at the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge.
He lectures widely in England and North America on Theology and Literature and has published poetry, theology, and literary criticism and has worked as a librettist.
Malcolm Guite is the author of eight books which include: Love, Remember (November 2017); Mariner, a spiritual biography of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (February 2017); Parable and Paradox (2016); The Singing Bowl (2013); Sounding the Seasons (2012); Theology and the Poetic Imagination (2010) and Faith Hope and Poetry (2006).
Malcolm has a particular interest in the imagination as a truth-bearing faculty and continues to reflect deeply on how poetry can stimulate and re-awaken our prayer life.
Malcolm has edited two poetry anthologies for Lent and Advent: The Word in the Wilderness (2014) and Waiting on the Word (2015).
Malcolm enjoys sailing, walking, old books, live music, riding his Harley Davidson motorbike and all the varieties of the British countryside and weather.
Malcolm also plays guitar and is lead vocalist for the rock band Mystery Train. Known to many as the ‘Rocking Rev’, Malcom and his band regularly perform gigs at Grantchester, Cambridge and other places around Cambridgeshire.