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Behind the scenes at the Scottish Poetry Library

Blog Our Sweet Old Etcetera

Blog Our Sweet Old Etcetera

Behind the scenes at the Scottish Poetry Library

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The Edwin Morgan Poetry Award 2018

The Trustees of the Edwin Morgan Trust are pleased to announce that Roseanne Watt has won the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award 2018. Learn more about the winner and runner-up in our latest blog.

Winner of Scottish War Poets Memorial Poll Revealed

We have a result! Over the past two weeks, we asked you to take part in an online poll to choose whose words should be engraved on a new monument to commemorate Scotland's First World War poets. Our blog reveals the name of the winner.

The Thursday Post: To Learn the Future

Next week sees the publication of To Learn the Future: Poems for Teachers, a pocket-sized book of poems that will be a gift from the education profession to all newly-qualified teachers in Scotland in 2018 and 2019. Learn more in our latest blog.

The Thursday Post: Honouring Scotland's WW1 Poets

Want to take part in our poll to find a quote to be inscribed on a monument remembering Scotland’s war poets? Read our latest blog.

The Thursday Post: The Poetry Reader

The latest issue of our bi-annual newsletter the Poetry Reader has arrived in the Library. So what's inside?

speak / volumes

From today, the Scottish Poetry Library hosts speak / volumes an exhibition of work by poet and artist’s book maker Heather Yeung. Learn more about the exhibition in our latest blog.

The Thursday Post: The Edwin Morgan Poetry Award 2018 shortlist revealed

The Edwin Morgan Trust and the Scottish Poetry Library are delighted to announce the poets shortlisted for the 2018 Edwin Morgan Poetry Award.

The Thursday Post: Fringe Phenomenon

Umbrella Man with Colin Bramwell
Umbrella Man with Colin Bramwell

This August, the SPL is throwing its doors open to the Edinburgh Fringe. What's on? Find out in our latest blog.

The Thursday Post: Best Scottish Poems 2017 is coming

You'll find the 20 poems in BSP 2017 in these books - but what are they?
You'll find the 20 poems in BSP 2017 in these books - but what are they?

On Friday, 27 April, the SPL will publish its annual online anthology Best Scottish Poems, guest edited by musician Roddy Woomble. Who has he chosen?

The Thursday Post: Last Tools

We’ve sold out all copies of the latest edition of Tools of the Trade. You could win it! Find out how in our latest blog.

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