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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.

by Bernard O'Donoghue

Upcoming events

Oct 23 Sun

Family workshop: Tales o' our Town

Inspired by Joseph Lee’s illustrated poetry collection (1910) about his hometown Dundee, this workshop for all the family led by writer Zoe Venditozzi and comics artist Jules Valera, will... Go to event

Oct 23 Sun

Poetry workshop: Rody Gorman

This fun, practical workshop with Rody Gorman is perfect for anyone seeking to build confidence in their poetry writing, in English or Gaelic. Submit one poem in advance of the workshop for a... Go to event

Oct 23 Sun

Launch: Seagate III - Dundee poetry in the 21st century

Launch of 'Seagate III' at the heart of the University, where it all started in 1974, with an afternoon of readings from some of the contributors and the opportunity to raise a glass to our late... Go to event

Oct 23 Sun

Poetry, Portraits, Sound, Place

Orcadian poet, painter and filmmaker, Margaret Tait (1918-1999) was one of Britain’s most unique and individual film makers and most under-appreciated poets.

Her influences included Lorca,... Go to event

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