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The Scottish Poetry Library is supporting three events on National Poetry Day, in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Ayr.  The game's afoot to livestream the ones in Ayr and Glasgow - follow the links, and watch the space!

Edinburgh: Singing the city

Edinburgh's outgoing Makar, Christine De Luca, launches a collection of poetry inspired by Edinburgh and its citizens. It's the latest publication from the Saltire Society’s Saltire Series which sees invited individuals spark fresh thinking, ignite debate and challenge our orthodoxies.  7.00pm at the Scottish Poetry Library, see event details here.

Book via Eventbrite.

Don Paterson at Jupiter Artland

Don Paterson reads at the mysterious and culturally significant grounds of Jupiter Artland. Co-hosted by the Scottish Poetry Library.

More details and booking the Jupiter Artland website.

This event will be livestreamed on Facebook.

Live from Burns' Birthplace

Hugh McMillan will be reciting his poetry along with competition winners from Alloway Primary P7, who have written their own poems for the day. Co-hosted by the Scottish Poetry Library. See event details.

This event will be livestreamed and available to view later on Facebook.