Robert Crawford

Robert Crawford's latest collection Testament (Jonathan Cape) tries out a number of unfashionable styles of poetry, chiefly political and religious, both of which the title alludes to. In our latest podcast, he talks about tackling the subject of Scottish independence in poetry, his friend and collaborator, the late Mick Imlah, and translating Cavafy into Scots.

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Burns in the here-and-now

Ishbel McFarlane
The Scottish Poetry Library celebrates live performance and Burns. Featuring Ishbel McFarlane, Claire Askew and selected highlights from the event Poems Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect.

W.N. Herbert

W.N. Herbert explains his concept of 'omnesia' and read poems from his latest collection(s).

Talking with Donny O'Rourke

Donny O'Rourke
Poet, musician, editor and broadcaster Donny O'Rourke talks about Scottish poetry, Scottish identity and Scottish nationalism with Ryan Van Winkle.