SPL programme

Mar 30 Thu

Alan Riach

at Scottish Poetry Library, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Alan Riach launches his new collection, The Winter Book.

Category: book launch, live readings, SPL programme

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Apr 5 Wed

Poetry for Peanuts

at The Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close, Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DT, 10:30am - 11:30am

A laid-back family poetry hour on the first Wednesday of every month - for children under 5 and their grownups. Relax in The Space, share some poems with your children and meet other parents/carers and our staff.

Category: children, free events, reading groups, SPL programme

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Apr 27 Thu

Genre Bending Essays with Elizabeth Reeder

at Scottish Poetry Library, 10:00am - 5:00pm

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

Category: SPL programme, workshop

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Apr 27 Thu

Genre Bending Essays showcase

at Scottish Poetry Library, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

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

Category: SPL programme

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Apr 29 Sat

Nothing but the Poem: Shara McCallum

at Scottish Poetry Library, 11:00am - 12:30pm

Our reading group explores the work of Shara McCallum.

Category: reading groups, SPL programme

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May 5 Fri

Shara McCallum and Rab Wilson

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

Shara McCallum visits Scotland to read from her new collection Madwoman (Peepal Tree Press) alongside Scotland's own Rab Wilson.

Category: live readings, SPL programme

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May 27 Sat

Nothing but the Poem: Les Murray

at Scottish Poetry Library, 11:00am - 12:30pm

Our reading group tackles Les Murray.

Category: live readings, SPL programme

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Jun 10 Sat

Bloodaxe Poets Showcase

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

Four Scottish poets published by Bloodaxe read together at the SPL: Tracy Herd, Cheryl Follon, Miriam Nash, and MacGillivray.

Category: live readings, SPL programme

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Jun 24 Sat

Nothing but the Poem: Colette Bryce

at Scottish Poetry Library, 11:00am - 12:30pm

Our reading group tackles Colette Bryce.

Category: reading groups, SPL programme

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Jul 27 Thu

Performance Poetry Event With Ryan Van Winkle

at Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join Saltire Prize-winning poet and curator Ryan Van Winkle for an engaging evening of poetry on a walkabout reading.

Category: live readings, SPL programme

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Sep 28 Thu

National Poetry Day Event with Don Paterson

at Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh

Paterson will read from selected works for this unique event.

Category: live readings, SPL programme

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