live reading

Nov 17 Sat

The War to End All Wars?

at St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

A concert of music and spoken word presented by peace charity Dove Tales.

Category: live music, live reading

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Nov 17 Sat

Language Is Where The People Are

at The Beacon Arts Centre, Custom House Quay, Greenock, PA15 1HJ

A journey through the life and work of Greenock-born poet W.S. Graham.

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Nov 18 Sun

Chrys Salt: Home Front / Front Line

at Edinburgh Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2JL, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

A dialogue in poetry and prose between a pacifist mother and her soldier son.

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Nov 19 Mon

Poetry & Place: Woman

at Old Library, Institute of Geography, Drummond Street EH89XP

Bring a poem of your own, one that you love by other poets, a song or a short story.

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Nov 21 Wed

Poetry Association of Scotland Presents: George Gunn

at Scottish Poetry Library, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

George Gunn, poet, playwright and novelist from Caithness, will be reading his poems.

Category: live reading, SPL programme

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Nov 22 Thu

Report on Experience: Edmund Blunden and WW1

at Scottish Poetry Library, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Robyn Marsack talks about Edmund Blunden with the poet's daughter, Margi Blunden.

Category: live reading, SPL programme

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Nov 22 Thu

In Loving Memory of Far Off Places

at Lighthouse Bookshop, 43 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DB, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Bring a poem of your own, one that you love by other poets, a song or a short story.

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Nov 26 Mon

Race and Poetry in Scotland: A Conversation

at Scottish Poetry Library, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Featuring Hannah Lavery, Marjorie Lotfi Gill, Joe with the Glasses, and Zein Sa'dedin.

Category: discussion, live reading

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Nov 27 Tue

An evening with Jason Reynolds and Kayus Bankole

at Scottish Poetry Library

New York Times bestseller Jason Reynolds in conversation with Kayus Bankole from acclaimed Mercury Prize-winning trio Young Fathers.

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Nov 30 Fri

John Cooper Clarke

at Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

A mix of classic verse, new material, ponderings on modern life, riffs and chat.

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Dec 1 Sat

The Weather Looks Promising

at The Rocks, Dunbar

Black Agnes Press launches its first pamphlet.

Category: live reading

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Dec 3 Mon

Poetry & Place: Power

at Old Library, Institute of Geography, Drummond Street EH89XP

Bring a poem of your own, one that you love by other poets, a song or a short story.

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Dec 7 Fri

Poetry for Preservation

at Scottish Poetry Library

With Valts Ernstreits, Ryan Van Winkle and Roseanne Watt.

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Dec 9 Sun

Launch: I'm A Pretty Circler by Iain Morrison

at Fruitmarket, Edinburgh, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Launch of new collection by Iain Morrison, plus

Category: book launch, live reading

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