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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.

by Bernard O'Donoghue

Upcoming events

Jan 27 Tue

SPL Poetry Workshop

Facilitated by Jennifer Williams.

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Jan 27 Tue

Edinburgh Preview for StAnza 2015

The first preview event for StAnza 2015

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Jan 28 Wed

Fauverie discussion

The book group will be discussing Pascale Petit's 'Fauverie' at the January meeting.

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Jan 30 Fri

Vive the [R]évolution : Poems in translation

Opening this new year of poetry evenings, Jane Goldman and Kath Swarbrick examine the poetic dialogue between French surrealist Georges Hugnet and American writer Gertrude Stein.

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Need to find a poem for a wedding?

We will be very happy you help you find the poems you need - or even the ones you have 'lost'. We can also help with all sorts of poetry queries. Whatever your question, just get in touch and we'll do our best to help. Ask us a question…

Remember! National Poetry Day, Thursday 2 October...

National Poetry Day is Thursday 2 October 2014. Find out about our poem postcards, free download posters, activities and teaching ideas on this year's theme of 'Remember'! Find out more…

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