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Five poets will read for us at the next Mirrorball night on 29th October: Jonathan Edwards, Martin Malone, Mark Russell, Anne Stokes and Ann Rawson. 307 more words

Fauverie in the New Year

Pascale Petit’s Fauverie (Seren) is our choice for January. Pascale Petit was born in Paris, grew up in France and Wales and lives in London. She has published six poetry collections and was named in 2004 as one of the Next Generation Poets by the Poetry Book Society. 60 more words

Mirrorball Showcase 6


Another great night with three wonderful poets: 20th November, CCA, Glasgow, 7pm

Free to members or £5 on the door
Ian Duhig

A former homelessness worker, Ian Duhig has written six books of poetry, most recently ‘Pandorama’ (Picador 2010) and has won the Forward Best Poem Prize, the National Poetry Competition twice and three times been shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize. 190 more words

Jackie Kay Scots and Rocks Away Tonight!

I’ve just returned from watching the poet Jackie Kay in The Art Club in Glasgow. She was fabulous – excellent poetry, amazing humour taking puns beyond anything I’d ever thought possible. 66 more words

Day Two Hundred and Thirty: Gone But Never Forgotten

Yesterday was the one year anniversary of Edwin Morgan’s death. I know I bang on about him a lot but his influence is huge.

Here is one of his to honour his memory. 120 more words