live reading

Sep 26 Wed

Shore Poets

at 127 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JN, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

With John Glenday, Jane McKie, Alice Tarbuck and Dekoy.

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Oct 3 Wed

Poetry Association of Scotland presents: Douglas Dunn

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

Unquestionably one of the greatest living poets writing in English, Douglas Dunn returns after a 16 year absence.

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Oct 4 Thu

Hoy! Sound!

at Stills Centre For Photography, Edinburgh, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

With Harry Josephine Giles, Alison Miller, Duncan McLean, Robert Alan Jamieson and Gerda Stevenson.

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Oct 4 Thu

National Poetry Day: A Celebration

at Scottish Poetry Library

Join us this National Poetry Day as we explore its theme of 'change'. With Vahni Capildeo.

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Oct 10 Wed

Live the Reading Life: A Celebration of Canadian Poetry

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

A celebration of Canadian and Scottish poetry.

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Oct 12 Fri

Launch: Alec Finlay and Gerry Loose

at Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 5AQ

Launch of Alec Finlay's new collection.

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Oct 19 Fri

Viva Granada

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

Poets Juana Adcock and Christie Williamson with special guests.

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Oct 31 Wed

Fright Night: The SPL Halloween Party

at Scottish Poetry Library, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

A Halloween poetry party.

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Nov 3 Sat

The Heretics (Edinburgh Gaelic Festival)

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

An evening of poetry and song.

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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 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.

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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.

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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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