Poetry Readings

 

13th October 2017

Spanish poets in the UK:

Nothing is Lost, by Jordi Doce

& Selected Poems, by Eduardo Moga

Byre Theatre (Studio, 5.15-7pm)

Jordi Doce, born in 1967, is a poet and literary critic. He has translated the work of W. H. Auden, Ted Hughes and Charles Tomlinson, among others. He currently lives in Madrid, where he works as freelance editor.

Eduardo Moga, born in Barcelona in 1962, is a poet, translator and literary critic. He has produced Spanish versions of Frank O’Hara, Richard Aldington, Walt Whitman and William Faulkner, as well as Rimbaud and Ramon Llull, among others. He currently lives in Mérida, where he works as director of the Editora Regional de Extremadura.

 

7th March 2017

6-8pm, Buchanan Theatre (Union Street)

Scott Rettberg – ‘Three Rails Live’ and ‘Toxi*City’

‘The Listeners’ – John Cayley performs with the UK version of his ‘skill’ (or app) for the Amazon Echo and Alexa.

 

18th November 2016 – Poetry Reading by Dr Oli Hazzard

Byre Theatre (Studio, 5.30-7pm)

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Oli’s first collection of poems, Between Two Windows (Carcanet, 2012), won the English Association’s Michael Murphy Memorial Prize, an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors, and was a book of the year in the Guardian, Financial Times and Times Literary Supplement. A pamphlet of prose poems, Within Habit, was published by Test Centre in 2014. He teaches creative writing and twentieth-century literature at the University of St Andrews.