St Mungo’s Mirrorball Mirrorball Poetry Showcase February, 2019

Vahni Capildeo, Gerrie Fellows and Ross Wilson

Thursday 7 February 2019

7pm, £7 on the door, Cinema
All ages
0141 352 4900

Another wonderful evening in store St Mungo’s Mirrorball Poetry showcasing the work of three leading poets:

venus as a bear

Vahni Capildeo

Vahni Capildeo’s sixth full-length book of poems and tenth publication is Venus as a Bear (Carcanet, 2018), shortlisted for the Forward Poetry Prizes Best Collection award. Capildeo’s current projects include traditional masquerade, a seventh book, Skin Can Hold, and an intersemiotic collaboration with Chris McCabe. Forward Prize Winner 2016 for her collection ‘Measures of Expatriation’.

Gerrie Fellows

gerrie fellowes

Gerrie Fellows reads from Uncommon Place, a new collection of poems from Shearsman, in which she explores the relationship of the walker with the shifting nature of the place through which she walks. Rooted in Scotland’s mountains and open spaces, its fenced enclosures and mined ground, Uncommon Place develops from earlier books what one writer has called ‘the most intelligent debate between technology and nature in poetry that I know.’ Gerrie’s five collections include The Body in Space and Window for a Small Blue Child. She lives in Glasgow and mentored a number of the Clydebuilt poets.

uncommon place

Ross Wilson

ross wilson

Ross Wilson’s first full collection is published by Smokestack Books. He comes fae Kelty in Fife and lives in Condorrat, North Lanarkshire, with his partner and daughter. He works full time as an Auxiliary Nurse in Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

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Event on CCA Website

Centre for Contemporary Arts
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3JD


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