live readings

Nov 24 Fri

In Darkest Capital: an evening celebrating the poetry of Drew Milne

at Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street, Edinburgh, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Drew Milne, author of Blueprints and Ziggurats and Lichens for Marxists will be with us discussing a beautiful new edition of his collected poetry, published by Carcanet.

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Nov 27 Mon

Neil Forbes and Tom Pow: The Chef and The Poet

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

An award winning poet and an award winning chef join together for an unforgettable evening featuring the poems and tastes of Scotland.

Category: live readings, SPL programme

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Nov 29 Wed

Poetry and Place

at 4.09 Darwin Room, Institute of Geography, 1 Drummond Street EH8 9XP

Sessions exploring the poetics of place and space where people can read their own poems and those of others on the theme of 'conflict'.

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Dec 1 Fri

House of Three Poetry Book Launch

at Blackwells Bookshop, 53-62 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1YS

With Morgan Downie, Iain Matheson, Jonathan Bay, Jane Yolen, Fiona Ritchie Walker and Lynn Davidson.

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Dec 1 Fri

Ben Fagan

at Scottish Poetry Library

Ben Fagan tours his debut collection Some Traveller with the help of an opera singer.

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Dec 4 Mon

Edinburgh Launch of the latest issue of The Scores

at Lighthouse Bookshop, 43-45 W Nicolson St, Edinburgh EH8 9DB

With a performance by David Harsent.

Category: live readings, magazine launch

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Dec 5 Tue

St Andrews launch of the latest issue of The Scores

at Topping&Co Bookshop, 7 Greyfriars Garden, St Andrews, KY16 9HG

With David Harsent.

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Dec 7 Thu

Event Horizon - An Evening of Science Fiction

at Frankenstein, 26 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EN

A monster evening of science fiction at its liveliest, with poetry by Rachel Plummer and Beth Cochrane.

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Dec 9 Sat

The Right to Write: Scottish PEN at 90

at Scottish Poetry Library

A keynote address from David Pratt on freedom of expression.

Category: live readings, SPL programme, talk

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Dec 13 Wed

Poetry and Place

at Old Library, Institute of Geography, 1 Drummond Street EH8 9XP

Poems on the subject of 'places of the imagination'.

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Dec 13 Wed

From the Horse's Mouth

at The Royal Dick pub, Summerhall, Summerhall Pl, Edinburgh EH9 1PL

Monthly open mic.

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Feb 1 Thu

This Script (And Other Drafts)

at Scottish Storytelling Centre, Netherbow Theatre, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

An evening of new work exploring sexual politics, gender, feminism and more

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