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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.

by Bernard O'Donoghue

Upcoming events

Sep 21 Thu

Hear Hare Here #3

Readings from poets Catherine Wilson, Marjorie Lotfi Gill, and Harry Giles.

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Sep 22 Fri

Summer Poetry

With Henry Marsh, Colin Will, Ken Cockburn, Martin Bates, and Jane Aldous.

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Sep 22 Fri

The Launch of Gina Wilson's It Was and It Wasn't

The launch of Gina Wilson's second pamphlet.

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Sep 23 Sat

Doors Open Day Talks

On Doors Open Day the SPL will offer the public the chance to look at some of our Special Collections items and Artists’ Books in a friendly and welcoming environment.

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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…

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