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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.

by Bernard O'Donoghue

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Aug 4 - 7 Mon - Thu

Saltire Speakeasy

This August the Saltire Society is hosting it's first Saltire Speakeasy as part of the 2014 Fringe.

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Aug 4 Mon


Tricolour is a monthly event showcasing three different poetry and spoken word talents.

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Aug 5 Tue

Far Off Places Magazine - Dressed Up to the Nines

Far Off Places, the magazine of written whimsy, is delighted to launch Sartorial, its latest vessel of poetry, prose and drama into the world.

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Aug 8 Fri

Read Aloud! Celebrating Commonwealth Women's Writing

Would you like to be involved in an exciting project exploring writing by women in Commonwealth countries? And along the way play an active part in developing a new Commonwealth Women’s section... Go to event

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National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day was Thursday 3 October. Find poems, films, pdf posters and more on this year's 'water' theme! Find out more…

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