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From Renaissance to Referendum: Women’s Voices in Scottish Poetry, Scottish Poetry Library

It is almost impossible to think of Scottish poetry without thinking of the triumvirate of Liz Lochhead, Carol Ann Duffy and Jackie Kay. However, women were not always so well…

Library is Open! Drag Poetry Poems at the Scottish Poetry Library

On Thursday 28 January a small audience congregated in the Scottish Poetry Library for an evening of poetry, lipstick, and platform heels. “The Library is Open: Drag Queen Poems” is…

Sylvia Plath Poetry Discussion at the Scottish Poetry Library

With a “nothing but the poem” approach – excluding most authorial context and external criticisms from the discussion – the Scottish Poetry Library’s latest subject was the work of Sylvia…

Recital reaffirms the importance of poetry in education

Christine De Luca shares her passion for poetry at the My Life In Poetry sessions at the Scottish Poetry Library The Scottish Poetry Library has invited writers to discuss their…

Words, Objects, Actions, Art

With only ten days until Jim Lambie’s solo exhibition at Edinburgh’s Fruitmarket Gallery draws to a close, Fiona Bradley, director of the gallery, chaired a panel discussion entitled ‘Words, Objects,…