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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.

by Bernard O'Donoghue

Upcoming events

Apr 26 Wed

Creative Conversations Evening Event: Novelist & Children’s Writer Scarlett Thomas

As a special evening breakout event through the on-going Creative Conversation speaker series, author Scarlett Thomas comes to campus to chat about her writing. Bring your burning questions!

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Apr 27 Thu

Genre Bending Essays with Elizabeth Reeder

Elizabeth Reeder of Glasgow University holds a workshop on essays that bend genre like Claudia Rankine's Citizen.

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Apr 27 Thu

Genre Bending Essays showcase

Karine Polwart and Max Porter discuss their take on genre-bending essays.

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Apr 27 Thu

Soutar Birthday Lecture 2017, hosted by Friends of William Soutar

Dr Joy Hendry, Chapman Editor, will explore:
"Oor Wullie - Small??"
"Mere Miniaturist or Major Poet?"

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