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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.

by Bernard O'Donoghue

Upcoming events

Oct 17 Tue

Black Women’s Voices: an evening of performance and discussion

For Black History Month, Jamaican-Canadian poet Olive Senior heads a bill of vital voices brought to you by Engender.

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Oct 17 Tue

Poetry event at Citadel Books

Poems from Luath’s new anthology Thali Katori, with readers including new Edinburgh Makar Alan Spence.

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Oct 17 Tue

Launch of Thali Katori

With Valerie Gillies, Christine De Luca, Bashabi Fraser and Alan Riach.

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Oct 18 Wed

The John Masefield Lecture: Robert Crawford on T.S. Eliot (PAS)

Professor Robert Crawford gives the annual John Masefield Lecture on 'T.S. Eliot: Ever Young'.

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