Tag archive for ‘Scottish Poetry Library’
By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Best Scottish Poems 2016 announced today

The Scottish Poetry Library has published a list of the Best Scottish Poems and the online anthology is now available. Catherine Lockerbie, the former director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, has More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, October 30th, 2016

Umbrellas of Edinburgh: poetry and prose inspired by Scotland’s capital city

  ‘These poems and short stories show us that the city is inseparable from its people.’ Edinburgh has inspired many writers, from Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson to Ian Rankin and Irvine More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, August 28th, 2016

Pen Reid: InValid*****

‘Our song began by a loch…the fish lay still listening to our words’ (Awakening) InValid, artist and poet Pen Reid’s new pamphlet, tells the story of a marriage  – hers. It begins More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Scottish Poetry Library are looking for a new Director

Could this be the opportunity you are looking for? You would have a lovely new office in the building which was refurbished only last year. Details below. The Scottish Poetry Library is seeking an inspiring, energetic More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, October 8th, 2015

National Poetry Day – UK’s largest printed poem to be unveiled

The UK’s largest printed poem will be unveiled in Edinburgh this morning, on National Poetry Day which is today! Spiral, by Elizabeth Burns, will adorn a 25 x 8m banner overlooking the city’s famous Royal More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Scottish Poetry Library moving with the times

The Scottish Poetry Library is now just over 30 years old. The building in Crichton’s Close was itself a new beginning when it opened, but now it needs to change, and the library will have to close to allow More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

  Bookbug: songs and rhymes for young children and babies. 10.30-11am, Oxgangs Library, 343 Oxgangs Road North. Live Music Now: Slide Too Far. Formed two years ago in Glasgow, trombone quartet Slide Too More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2014 Mrs Mash at The Skylark: songs, stories and joining in fun from Mrs Mash aka Marie Louise Cochrane, the Storytelling Cook, for the under-5s and their parents and carers – this More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Edinburgh Steiner School Christmas Market: handmade gifts and crafts, puppet shows and fairground games, raffle, tombola, complementary therapies, live music, King Winter’s Grotto, Viennese Cafe, world food More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

The Football Cronicas: Jethro Soutar (who co-edited the book with Tim Girven and is a founder of Ragpicker Press) and translator Rachael McGill discuss all things literary, Latin American and football, plus More...