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Women Poets' Prize 2022
With just a week to go until the submissions windows closes, the race is on for women poets all over the UK to get their entries in for the biennial Women Poets’ Prize from the Rebecca Swift Foundation. Could a Scottish poet be one of the next cohort of winners?
Every August, the Scottish Poetry Library hosts The Balcony Readings: events at which anyone can turn up and read under the guidance of members of the School of Poets. The events are free, non-ticketed and relaxed affairs. No experience necessary.
Ashley Douglas researched the absences and erasure of women’s voices from the early times of published poetry in Scotland. Ashley also looked at the misattribution and denial of same-sex women’s writing.