How Do We Talk About Knives

6-7.30 pm, 23 February 2024, Parliament Hall

How Do We Talk About Knives. Contemporary writers in Scotland on names, language and identity (ed. Samina Chadhry, Marcas Mac an Tuairneir, Rebecca Sharp, Matecznik Press, 2023) is a new anthology of works by 20 contemporary writers in Scotland, exploring their own names, the experience and stories that come with a name; instances of misnaming, name changing and name choosing. Vahid Davar, Xinyi Jiang, Elodie Laügt, Marcas Mac an Tuairmeir and Rebecca Sharp will read their poems.