We're launching a new project about creativity and ageing, Late Style. Poets Douglas Dunn, Vicki Feaver and Diana Hendry are taking part. This blog has a recording embedded in it featuring Dunn, Feaver and Hendry talking about their work on the project, how ageing has affected their creativity, and why you never retire when you’re a poet.
We're excited about Aye Write, which starts this weekend, not only because we have our own Best Scottish Poems 2014 showcase event; the organisers are giving a third of their tickets. To claim, read this blog.
Work on the SPL building is about to begin! The contract is signed, the movers booked, and we’re packing. Find out how we're managing with the move - and we're going to be doing while out of the building.
We’re delighted to be working with the Refugee Survival Trust to host a fundraiser on 9 April, 6.30pm at Lauriston Hall in Edinburgh. Learn why we're working with them and what you can expect on the night.
We're launching our Best Scottish Poems 2014 anthology, an online collection bringing together the best Scottish poetry of last year. Find out who's made the cut and what plans we have to mark the occasion.
We've been changing the way we work with regards to access to the library and equalities recently. We've been working with the deaf and those who have hearing difficulties, one of whom recently asked us a question about our podcasts that you might be able to help us answer.
Scotland’s leading poetry festival StAnza returns, bringing poets from around Britain and the world to St Andrews for 5 days of performances, panels and special events. We've been lucky to be able to record many of the poets featured, as our blog reveals.
SPL Director Robyn Marsack recently visited Moscow where she made a pilgrimage to the home of poet Marina Tsvetaeva. Read her account of how moved she was to be in the same space once shared not only by Tsvetaeva, but Pasternak and Mandelstam.