St Mungo's Mirrorball
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3JD
29 October, 2015at 7 .m.
Another packed wonderful night at St Mungo’s Mirrorball in store this Thursday
Thursday 29th October 7pm at The Clubroom, CCA, 350 Sauciehall Street
Including headline Jonathan Edwards - one of the UKs leading new poets
Jonathan Edwards's first collection, My Family and Other Superheroes (Seren) won the Costa Poetry Award and the Wales Book of the Year People's Choice Award. It was shortlisted for the Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize. His poems have won prizes in competitions including the Cardiff International Poetry Competition, the Ledbury Festival International Poetry Competition and the Basil Bunting Award
Martin Malone was born in County Durham, Martin Malone now lives in Scotland. He has published two poetry collections: The Waiting Hillside (Templar, 2011) and Cur (Shoestring, 2015). An Honorary Research Fellow in Creative Writing at Aberdeen University, he is currently studying for a Ph.D in poetry at Sheffield University. He edits The Interpreter's House poetry journal.
Mark Russell has published two pamphlets, Saturday Morning Pictures (Red Ceilings Press, 2015), and Pursued by Well-being (tall-lighthouse, 2013). His poetry has appeared in a variety of publications, including The Rialto, Under the Radar, The Interpreter’s House, Tears in the Fence, The Frogmore Papers, Poetry Salzburg Review, Gutter, Bare Fiction, Molly Bloom, Shadowtrain, Otoliths, and fourfold. https://markrussellat.wordpress.com/
Anne Stokes, who lectures in translation at the University of Stirling, is a translator of literary and academic works and writes about German literature. Her recent translations of poetry by Sarah Kirsch, Ice Roses: A Selection (Carcanet, 2014), a parallel-text edition of 125 ‘lyrical and inventive translations’ of poems by the acclaimed former East German writer who died in 2013, was shortlisted for the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize earlier this year, and one of the translations, ‘Black Beans’, was selected as poem of the week in the Guardian.
Ann Rawson’s First pamphlet: "Chasing Winter Dragons" (2014). Short-listed for the Callum Macdonald Award (2015). She has also been short-listed for the James Kirkup Competition (2012). Her poems have been published in Poetry Scotland, Blithe Spirit (haiku), The Herald, Hunterian and FWS Anthologies. Originally trained in Modern Educational Dance(Laban) and Classical B.