St Mungo’s Mirrorball Mirrorball Showcase 6 Thu 20 November 2014 CCA
St Mungo’s Mirrorball
Mirrorball Showcase 6
Thu 20 November 2014
An excellent evening of poetry in store with three wonderful poets
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. Duhig has worked extensively on collaborative projects, this year publishing Digressions (Smokestack) with the visual artist Philippa Troutman based on their joint project working around Shandy Hall. He contributed to the Shirley Jackson Award-winning short story anthology The New Uncanny from Comma and to Smokestack’s A Modern Don Juan with such Scottish writers he admires as Douglas Dunn and Bill Herbert.
Miriam Gamble is a poet and critic from Belfast. Her first collection, The Squirrels Are Dead, was published by Bloodaxe in 2010 and won a Somerset Maugham award in 2011; her second, Pirate Music, is forthcoming from Bloodaxe in September 2014. She lectures in Creative Writing at Edinburgh University.
Christie Williamson is a poet from Yell in Shetland, whose work in Shetland and English has appeared in the New Shetlander, Poetry Scotland, Northwords Now, Gutter and New Writing Scotland amongst others. In 2009, Arc o Möns, translations of Federico Garcia Lorca’s poetry into Shetland dialect was published by Hansel Co-operative Press to critical acclaim, winning the Calum MacDonald Memorial Award. Oo an Feddirs is his first full length collection.
This section: Books, Talks, Poetry Events
Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events
- Hollie McNish OranMor
- Three Kinds of Kissing by Helen Lamb Book Launch
- I Remember It Well Symposium, Paisley
- After He Died Book Launch, Michael J Malone
- Stuart Paterson, Write on Cue!
- An Evening with Nawal Slemiah, Project Cafe Glasgow
- Bloody Scotland, 2018
- STAGE Multimedia Exhibition
- Stuart Cosgrove, ‘Harlem 69’ Book Launch
- Richard Holloway, Creative Conversatons
- Creative Conversations, Monday Lunchtimes, University of Glasgow Chapel
- All The Time We Thought We Had, Gordon Darroch Waterstones
- Cheeky Besoms Speakeasy and Open Mic Night Glasgow
- She’s En Scene Women’s Film Screening and Discussion, Glasgow
- With Their Best Clothes On, New Writing Scotland Launch
- The Big Chair – Autumn Voices – Robin Lloyd-Jones
- An Evening with Charles McGarry, Waterstones Sauchiehall Street
- Public Lecture of the Publishing Scotland’s International Fellows Glasgow – review by Mary Irvine
- Fail Better Open Mic, Villiers & Co
- Susan Calman, Aye Write Glasgow