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Off the Beaten Track

Nice review of the Female Beat Poets night Maggie Graham and I did by Douglas Thompson from the Scottish Writers’ Centre in Off the Beaten Track. Photography by Dominique Carton:  

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Tell all the truth but…

A lovely launch of the bookshop, champagne and all, though we chose to drink it rather than smash it over the shelves… and a star reading from Glasgow Poet Laureate Jim Carruth, moving and emotional work from Hazel Frew and a great … Continue reading

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tell it slant

Poetry bookshop – 134 Renfrew Street, Glasgow.A bookshop specialising in poetry in all forms and in all languages: printed, audio and visual, including pamphlets, rare, out-of-print, and second-hand. If you are a poet, spoken-word or visual artist or publisher with your own … Continue reading

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Alice goes Doune the Rabbit Hole again…

I’m very pleased to have been asked back to the Doune the Rabbit Hole festival again this year, this time for both poetry and songs. I’ll be singing some of my own songs on Sunday at the Fruitstand/Takeover stage with … Continue reading

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We used to build ships on the Clyde, now we build poets

The Clydebuilt 5 crew: left-right – Ellen McAteer, Mentor Sandy Hutchison, Mark Russell, Maggie Rabatski and Vicki Husband, at St Mungo’s Mirrorball at the Art Club. The St Mungo’s Mirrorball Clydebuilt Poetry Apprenticeship Programme is an innovative mentoring scheme for … Continue reading

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Found in Translation

I had an incredible time with Reel Festivals in the Poetry Club last night. This event was part of Reel Iraq, an ongoing festival throughout the UK marking 10 years since the invasion of Iraq. I have always loved to listen to the music and rhythm of … Continue reading

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