Glas-goes Poetic 2013

Poetry Festival

Events continue throughout Glasgow until October 10, 2013

October 4.

The Mitchell Library’s Poetry Giscussion group will discuss two poems from 6 p.m. guests can join in.

St Mungo’s Mirrorball launch of new anthology at 7pm the Glasgow Art Club

Clydebuilt 3 Mentees will be reading together with members including William Bonar, Irene Hossack, Eveline Pye, Samuel Tongue, Nuala Watt, Brian Whittingham and Dai Vaughan.

October 5

Seeds of Thought with live music and spoken word at CCA, Sauchiehall St.

October 6

Tollcross Bards in the Park readings at East End Park from 1.30pm,

Partick Burgh Hall, as part of Black History Month –John Powles will be talking about singer, author and activist Paul Robeson.

October 9

The Mitchell – an introduction to Gifted, the Edinburgh book sculptures 6 p.m.

Currently on tour – the books were left at various Edinburgh institutions which celebrate storytelling and the written word throughout 2011.

The book sculptures will be on display until October 27.

October 10

On October 10th at 6 p.m. guided tour from Robyn Marsack, director of the Scottish Poetry Library.

The Bridge hosts a writer’s workshop: Walking in another’s shoes with Marc Sherland.

The Ivory, a fundraiser for the Young McDonalds Farms for Africa campaign.

Jim Carruth added: “Glas-goes Poetic is one of the unsung heroes of the festival world in Scotland – it provides poetry without the frills.

“It’s a wonderful opportunity to listen to a range of poetic voices and get involved yourself.”

The Word Factory.

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