A COMMON OF
POETRY St Andrews 5-9 March 2014
Introduction Welcome to StAnza 2014, our 17th annual festival. Highlights this year include: • An opening night poetry circus show where The Ancient Mariner performs acrobatics • A celebration of poetry from around the world: India, South Africa, Botswana, Jamaica, Canada, the US, Croatia, Germany and the Netherlands • Headliners including Carol Ann Duffy, Paul Muldoon, John Burnside and Louis de Bernières • Poetry in motion – where verse meets sport • Past & Present sessions on the war poets • Poet and translator David Constantine’s lecture on The Great War at Home and Abroad • More workshops than ever before, plus a Paul Muldoon Masterclass, a Rally & Broad Slam, three open mics, Inspire and Musings@MUSA sessions to get you writing • Exhibitions, installations, drama, film and music • Lively lunchtime Poetry Café sessions • Our buzzing festival hub, a place to relax, meet old friends and make new ones over coffee or drinks.
Box Office StAnza Box Office: For advance sales: www.onfife.com Rothes Halls, Glenrothes, Fife KY7 5NX Tel. 01592 611101 or VisitScotland, 70 Market Street, St Andrews Fife, KY16 9NU, Tel 01334 474609 During the festival: Byre Theatre, Abbey St, St Andrews KY16 9LA
In person: VisitScotland, Mon-Sat 9.15am-5.00pm plus 10am–8pm daily at the Byre during festival only. Online: www.onfife.com By phone: payment by credit and debit card By post: cheques to onfife.com payable to Fife Cultural Trust Concession prices: available to senior citizens, school pupils, students and persons registered as disabled or unemployed Families: family tickets for children’s events admit up to four people (must include at least 1 child and no more than 2 adults) Early bird discount: 30% off all tickets (full price or concession) purchased before 1 February 2014. Bulk purchase: 30% off tickets bought for 10 or more events. Disclaimer: please note, special discounts are not applicable along with any other discount offer, and cannot be obtained online. Events: please arrive at events in sufficient time: out of consideration for participants and audience, latecomers may not be admitted unless there is an interval. Free Events: for free events, just turn up: all exhibitions are free. Children’s Events: unaccompanied children cannot be admitted.
I look forward to seeing you there. Eleanor Livingstone Festival Director 2
Cover Art: Stephen Raw - Anthem for Doomed Youth See exhibition Was it for this the clay grew tall, page 12
Communications: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit our website at www.stanzapoetry.org Follow us on Twitter: @StAnzaPoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/stanzapoetry StAnza Blog: http://stanzapoetry.wordpress.com Extra programmes: 01334 474610 or email@example.com Accommodation: firstname.lastname@example.org St Andrews Tourist Information Centre, Market Street Enquiries: 01334 472021; Bookings: 0845 2255121
Festival Desk: The festival desk operates a message board, provides answers to all your festival enquiries, gives directions to venues and supplies town maps and guides, bus and train timetables and contacts for the local taxi operators. Poetry Bookstalls: J&G Innes Ltd, 107 South Street, are StAnza booksellers for 2014 and have a wide range of books by festival poets in stock. A bookstall will be available at readings and will operate in the Byre Theatre Level 2 Foyer in the evenings.
Workshops, Masterclasses & Slam Workshops: These are participant only events, open to 16 persons maximum, who will have the opportunity to work directly with the poet. Masterclass: This is open to the public to listen or take part in discussion. Poems for inclusion must be submitted in advance. Submitting: A ticket for the masterclass must be purchased prior to submitting any work. To be considered for inclusion, send 3 poems up to 35 lines long to the contacts below. Each submission must quote the reference number on the event ticket and include the date of the masterclass plus a note of the entrantâ€™s name, email address and/or phone number. Contacts: Email all 3 poems in a single Word, PDF or RTF attachment to email@example.com. (If email is not possible, post hard copies to Kathleen Gray, StAnza Workshops Officer, Flass Cottage, 98 Crosshill Terrace, Wormit, Fife DD6 8PT.) Poems must arrive no later than 16 February. Slam: To take part, email the entrantâ€™s name, email address and/or phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note places are limited.
Young People's Poetry Competition The annual Stanza Poetry competition is open to young people resident in Fife or to Fife schools. Deadline: 10 February 2014 Categories: Primary (P4-7); Intermediate (S1-3); Senior (S4-6) For full details of the competition, see www.stanzapoetry.org
Photo Credits: Stephen Raw; Ivon Bartholomew; Michael Augustin; Anna Batchelor; Carlo Pizzati; Gerry Cambridge; James Lyndsay; Helmut Fricke; Gezette de; Christine Foure; Andrea Sinclair; the Joseph Lee collection, Archive Services, University of Dundee; the University of St Andrews; Kurt Paris Programme Design: Levenmouth Printers
Throughout the festival....
Tuesday 4 March
Poetry Coach In Residence
10.30am The Heat of the Word £18.00/£12.00 - 4.00pm Balmungo House, by St Andrews KY16 8LW Workshop: Jacob Polley
Make an appointment for a 90 minute session with accredited coach Philippa Johnston for help with your poetry career. Email email@example.com or ask at Festival Desk. Fee payable to Philippa Johnston
Enjoy various recurring free events throughout the festival:
From The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Festival Desk Brief sessions during the festival to prompt creativity. Thursday-Saturday 6-8 March, 10.30am-11.15am Saturday 8 March, 3.30pm-4.45
In partnership with Fraser Gallery, the British Golf Museum & the Albany Hotel
From The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street - Festival Desk Brief sessions during the festival to prompt creativity. Thursday - Saturday 6-8 March, 1.00pm-1.45pm
In partnership with MUSA (the Museum of the University of St Andrews)
Around the Byre Theatre Foyers, Abbey Street One-to-one bespoke performances from our strolling players. Wednesday 5 March, 6.00pm-6.15 Sat & Sun, 8 & 9 March, 12noon-2.00pm & 6.15pm-7.15
In partnership with the Barns-Graham Charitable Trust
Wednesday 5 March 10.30am Image into Imagination into Words £18.00/£12.00 - 4.00pm Balmungo House, by St Andrews KY16 8LW Workshop: Vickie Feaver In partnership with the Barns-Graham Charitable Trust
12noon Voicing the Past: their wars, your words £11.00/£8.00 - 4.30pm MUSA, The Scores, St Andrews Workshop: Jenny Lewis Starting at 12noon with a tour of MUSA’s stores at 87 North St, and continuing at MUSA, a workshop inspired by war artefacts. In partnership with MUSA (Museum of the University of St Andrews)
6.15pm Festival & Exhibitions Launch free - 6.55 Byre Theatre Level 2 Foyer, Abbey Street Featuring special guest Louis de Bernières with poets Brian Turner and Jenny Lewis, soprano Angharad Rowlands and music from Madras College. 7.30pm Rime: Words - Dance - Acrobatics £7.50/£5.50 - 8.45 Byre Theatre Auditorium, Abbey Street Square Peg Contemporary Circus The Ancient Mariner as a spectacular circus and modern dance show. 9.15pm Poetry Café: Inklight Showcase - 11.30 Byre Café Bar, Abbey Street Relax and listen to a selection of new student writers. In partnership with Inklight
Thursday 6 March 10.00am Poetry Walk: A Sporting Chance free - 11.15 From the Byre Theatre Garden, Abbey Street A poetic stroll around town: led by Andy Jackson. 10.30am The Soldier’s Rucksack £4.00 - 12.30pm Public Library Meeting Room, Church Square Workshop: Brian Turner Study and learn how to use craft techniques from war literature. In partnership with Fife Council Libraries, Arts, Museums & Archives
11.30am Border Crossings £3.50/£2.50 - 12.30pm Supper Room, Town Hall, Queens Gardens Reading: Michael Pedersen, Hannah Lowe A lively pairing - half of Neu Reekie with an Aldeburgh First finalist. 1.00pm Poetry Café: Lunch & Verses £6.00/£4.00 - 1.45 Byre Studio Theatre, Abbey Street Carly Brown, McGuire Lively performance and spoken word from two slam favourites.
5.00pm Five O’Clock Verses £5.50/£3.50 - 6.00 Parliament Hall, South Street Reading: Louis de Bernières, Sujata Bhatt The acclaimed author of Captain Corelli's Mandolin reads from his first collection with the prize-winning Carcanet poet. 8.00pm Poetry Centre Stage £9.00/£7.00 - 10.00 Byre Auditorium, Abbey Street 8.00pm Reading: Brian Turner 9.00pm Reading: David Constantine A double bill of poetry from prize-winning poets from either side of the Atlantic ocean. Supported by the School of English, University of St Andrews
10.00pm Jazz Night at the Byre: music plus open mic - 11.30 Byre Bar/Bistro
Presented with the support of Stuart’s of Buckhaven
2.15pm Border Crossings £3.50/£2.50 - 3.15 Supper Room, Town Hall, Queens Gardens Reading: Jenny Lewis, Maggie Rabatski Poets inspired by Gaelic, the Highlands, Iraq and Mesopotamia. 2.15pm Past & Present £3.50/£2.50 - 3.15 Council Chamber, Town Hall, Queens Gardens Lesley Duncan on C.H. Sorley & Hamish Henderson Ian Higgins on Albert-Paul Granier Presenting two Scottish war poets & a French poet killed at Verdun. 3.30pm The StAnza Lecture: David Constantine £3.50/£2.50 - 4.30 Supper Room, Town Hall, Queens Gardens The Great War, at Home and Abroad For 2014 a lecture on WW1 poetry in English, German and French. Supported by the School of English, University of St Andrews
Friday 7 March 10.00am Poetry Café Breakfast: War & Remembrance £4.50/£3.50 - 11.00 Byre Studio Theatre, Abbey Street Dan O’Brien, David Constantine, SMSteele, Richie McCaffery discuss the legacy of war poetry and its continuing impact and role.
12.45pm Poetry Scotland Showcase £3.50/£2.50 - 1.45 Council Chamber, Town Hall, Queens Gardens Poet and publisher Sally Evans presents four poets – Margaret Gillies Brown, Ian Blake, Nikki Magennis and Giuseppe Bartoli.
Presented with the support of Fisher & Donaldson
Presented with the support of diehard books
10.30am Pop Story Gi Mi: the art of narrative poetry £4.00 - 12.30pm Public Library Meeting Room, Church Square Workshop: Tanya Shirley A workshop on how to bend a story into a poem.
1.00pm Poetry Café with Ross Sutherland £6.00/£4.00 - 1.45 Byre Studio Theatre, Abbey Street Join an always entertaining poet and performer for lunch and verses.
In partnership with Fife Council Libraries, Museums, Arts & Archives and the Scottish Poetry Library
11.30am Round Table: Jacob Polley £5.50/£3.50 - 12.15pm Fraser Gallery, South Street An intimate reading with the acclaimed Next Generation Poet. Presented with the support of Fraser Gallery
11.30am Border Crossings £3.50/£2.50 - 12.30pm Supper Room, Town Hall, Queens Gardens Reading: Mohan Rana, Martin Bates A poet who writes in Hindi reads with a much travelled Scottish poet. 11.30am Past & Present £3.50/£2.50 - 12.30pm Council Chamber, Town Hall, Queens Gardens Alexander Hutchison on David Jones Brian Turner on Isaac Rosenberg
Presented with the support of Stuart’s of Buckhaven
2.15pm Border Crossings £3.50/£2.50 - 3.15 Supper Room, Town Hall, Queens Gardens Reading: Dan O’Brien, Rob A. Mackenzie An Edinburgh poet reads with the latest Aldeburgh First winner. Supported by the Scottish Book Trust Live Literature Fund
2.15pm Past & Present £3.50/£2.50 - 3.15 Council Chamber, Town Hall, Queens Gardens Gill Plain on Vera Brittain & women’s poetry 1914-18 Stephen Raw on Wilfred Owen Insights into Owen, Brittain and other poets writing during WW1.
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12.30pm Meet the Artist: Stephen Raw free - 1.00 Town Hall Foyer/FCA&C, Queens Gardens A chance to meet the artist behind one of this years exhibitions. In partnership with Fife Contemparay Art & Craft
Rob A Mackenzie
6.15pm Quiet Open Mic free - 7.15 Zest Juicing & Coffee Bar, South Street Bring your own poems to read, or relax with a coffee and enjoy. In partnership with Zest Juicing and Coffee Bar
3.30pm Poetry in Performance £3.50/£2.50 - 4.30 Byre Studio Theatre, Abbey Street Sophie Walker, David Lee Morgan Spoken word performers bring their acclaimed shows to StAnza. 3.30pm Poems Aloud free - 4.30 University of St Andrews Library University of St Andrews Library Recitation Competition Listen as judges choose the best delivery of a published poem. St Andrews Students can email firstname.lastname@example.org to take part In association with the University of StAndrews Library 3.45pm Round Table: Jan Wagner £5.50/£3.50
- 4.30 The Albany Hotel, North Street A chance to hear a leading younger poet from Germany.
8.00pm Poetry Centre Stage £9.00/£7.00 - 10.00 Byre Auditorium, Abbey Street 8.00pm Reading: Tishani Doshi 9.00pm Reading: John Burnside Prize-winning poets from India and Scotland in tonight’s double bill. Supported by the School of English, University of St Andrews
10.15pm Poetry Café: Risk A Verse free - 11.30 Byre Bar/Bistro, Abbey Street MC: Jim Carruth StAnza's vibrant late night open mic session returns for 2014.
Supported by DAAD, School of Modern Languages, University of St Andrews, Goethe Institut and The Albany Hotel 4.00pm Meet the Artist: Katrina Naomi & Tim Ridley free
- 4.45 Public Library Meeting Room, Church Square Meet the artist and poet behind The Argument: Art v Poetry.
In partnership with Fife Council Libraries, Arts, Museums & Archives and The Poetry Society 5.00pm Five O’Clock Verses £5.50/£3.50
- 6.00 Parliament Hall, South Street Reading: W. N. Herbert, Tanya Shirley A pairing of two unmissable poets from Newcastle and Jamaica. In association with the Scottish Poetry Library
Saturday 8 March 10.00am Poetry Café Breakfast: Home Thoughts £4.50/£3.50 - 11.00 Byre Studio Theatre, Abbey Street Tishani Doshi, Gabeba Baderoon, Martin Bates and Sophia Walker discuss how travel and home thoughts influence poetry.
12.45pm Scottish Book Trust Showcase £3.50/£2.50 - 1.45 Council Chamber, Town Hall, Queens Gardens Showcasing Andrew Sclater, Tracey S. Rosenberg, Marion McReady and Kathrine Sowerby from the SBT New Writers scheme.
10.30am Stepping Over the Line - 12.30pm Public Library Meeting Room, Church Square Workshop: John Greening How to introduce surprise, and making line breaks work.
1.00pm Poetry Café: Peter Wyton £6.00/£4.00 - 1.45 Byre Studio Theatre, Abbey Street Lunch and poems from the RAF veteran turned stand-up poet.
Presented with the support of Fisher & Donaldson
In partnership with Fife Council Libraries, Arts, Museums & Archives
11.30am Border Crossings £3.50/£2.50 - 12.30pm St John’s Undercroft, South Street Reading: Diana Hendry, SMSteele Poets from Edinburgh and Canada meet in this morning’s reading. Supported by the Scottish Book Trust Live Literature Fund
11.30am The Great War, Dundee £3.50/£2.50 - 12.30pm Parliament Hall, South Street William Kenefick, Keith Williams, Jodi-Anne George and the JOOT Theatre Company on poetry and propaganda from WW1. Presented in association with the Great War Dundee (GWD) Commemorative Project 1914-1919 and the School of Humanities, University of Dundee
11.30am Round Table Discussion: Ron Silliman £5.50/£3.50 - 12.15pm The Green Room, St Leonards Quad A leading US poet chairs a discussion on post-everything poetics. Sponsored by St Leonards School
12.00noon Poets Market free ¸ - 4.00pm Supper Room, Town Hall, Queens Gardens Stalls galore, something for every taste and pocket – browse or buy. 8
In partnership with the Scottish Book Trust
Presented with the support of Stuart’s of Buckhaven
2.15pm Past & Present £3.50/£2.50 - 3.15 Council Chamber, Town Hall, Queens Gardens Peter Mackay on George Campbell Hay Caroline Brown on Joseph Lee Rediscovering two Scottish poets from WW1 and WW2. Supported by the School of English, University of St Andrews
2.15pm Sawney Bean – A Very Scottish Cannibal £3.50/£2.50 - 3.15 Byre Studio Theatre, Abbey Street Robin Cairns’ comic take on the flesh-eating beast of Ballantrae. 2.15pm Border Crossings £3.50/£2.50 - 3.15 St John’s Undercroft, South Street Reading: J.O. Morgan, Tomica Bajsićć Poetry ranging from the Battle of Maldon to the Balkans. 3.30pm In Conversation: £6.00/£4.00 - 4.30 Byre Auditorium, Abbey Street Queen's Gold Medal winner Douglas Dunn on a life in poetry. 3.45pm Our Friends, the Enemy £3.50/£2.50 - 4.30 Byre Studio Theatre, Abbey Street Alex Gwyther Including extracts from his play about the 1914 Christmas truce.
3.45pm Round Table: Jean Johnstone £5.50/£3.50 - 4.30 The Green Room, St Leonards Quad For poetry lovers and bibliophiles, a chance to unwrap artists books. Sponsored by St Leonards School
4.00pm Meet the Artist: Maria Walker & Angela Topping free - 4.45 The Preservation Trust Museum, North Street Meet the poet and artist collaborators on The Lightfoot Letters. Presented in partnership with St Andrews Preservation Trust
5.00pm Five O’Clock Verses £5.50/£3.50 - 6.00 Byre Auditorium, Abbey Street Reading: Ron Silliman, Arjen Duinker Two major poets from the US and the Netherlands meet at StAnza.
Carol Ann Duffy
Presented with the support of the Dutch Foundation for Literature
6.15pm The Jade Ladder free - 6.45 J&G Innes, South Street, St Andrews W. N. Herbert & Brian Holton introduce a new Chinese anthology.
7.00pm Imprisoned Poets free - 7.20 Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Studio Theatre Readings of work by imprisoned poets, with Drew Campbell. Presented in partnership with PEN Scotland
8.00pm Poetry Centre Stage £9.00/£7.00 - 10.00 Byre Auditorium, Abbey Street 8.00pm TJ Dema 9.00pm Carol Ann Duffy & John Sampson A leading performance poet from Botswana, then Britain’s poet laureate takes the stage with musician John Sampson. Supported by the School of English, University of St Andrews
10.15pm The StAnza Slam £4.50/£3.50 - 11.45 Byre Studio or Auditorium, Abbey Street A Rally & Broad slam: MCs Jenny Lindsay & Rachel McCrum Expect an evening of high octane poetry and entertainment. To enter, see page 3
Sunday 9 March 10.00am Poetry Café Breakfast: Means & Ends £6.00/£4.00 - 11.00 Byre Studio Theatre, Abbey Street Menna Elfyn, Tomica Bajsić, Arjen Duinker and Marco Fazzini discuss the hows and whys of poetry translation.
1.00pm Border Crossings £3.50/£2.50 - 2.00 Council Chamber, Town Hall, Queens Gardens Reading: Katherine Kilalea, Brian Holton A reading of poetry from South Africa, China, England and Scotland.
Supported by Fisher & Donaldson and The Dutch Foundation for Literature
Supported by the Scottish Book Trust Live Literature Fund
11.15am The StAnza Masterclass £4.50/£3.50 - 12.45pm Supper Room, Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens Led by Paul Muldoon In-depth critique and comment on submitted poems.
2.15pm Border Crossings £3.50/£2.50 - 3.15 St John’s Undercroft, South Street Reading: John Greening, Gerda Stevenson Two admired poets, one with a first collection, one much published.
See page 3 for submission details
11.30am Border Crossings £3.50/£2.50 - 12.30pm St John’s Undercroft, South Street Reading: Gabeba Baderoon, Sheila Templeton Two engaging poetic voices from South Africa and Scotland. 12noon Children’s Show £3.50/£2.50/£5.00 - 1.00pm Byre Auditorium, Abbey Street Carol Ann Duffy with John Sampson A hugely entertaining children’s show to enthrall and engage. 1.00pm Poetry Café £6.00/£4.00 - 1.45 Byre Studio Theatre, Abbey Street Lunch & verses with Rachel Amey and Graeme Hawley A lively session with two of Scotland's leading performance poets. Presented with the support of Stuart’s of Buckhaven
3.30pm A Poetry Tour of Scotland - 4.30 Byre Studio Theatre, Abbey Street Poets point the way on this journey of discovery.
3.30pm Film: Was it for this the clay grew tall £3.50/£2.50 - 4.30 Parliament Hall, South Street A screening of Stephen Raw’s film with commentary by the artist. 3.45pm Round Table: Paul Muldoon £5.50/£3.50 - 4.30 St Mary’s Hall, St Mary’s Quad, South Street A rare chance to hear this leading Irish poet at close hand. 5.00pm Cyprus Well: poetry in concert £5.50/£3.50 - 6.00 Byre Studio Theatre, Abbey Street Jim Causley with Lukas Drinkwater Enjoy the poetry of Charles Causley in new musical settings.
7.00pm Poetry In Protest free - 7.30 Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Studio Theatre Laila Sumpton hosts readings from a new human rights anthology. In association with the University of London's Human Rights Consortium and the Keats House Poets
8.00pm Poetry Centre Stage £9.00/£7.00 - 10.00 Byre Auditorium, Abbey Street 8.00pm Menna Elfyn 9.00pm Paul Muldoon From Wales and Ireland, two of the leading poets writing today. Supported by the School of English, University of St Andrews
10.00pm Festival Finale: King Creosote & friends - 11.30 Byre Bar/Bistro, Abbey Street The Fence Records founder plays out the festival in style.
Exhibitions, Installations, Screenings & Projections 5.03/2.04.14 Almost the Past Not Quite the Future: Vhairi Murray Byre Theatre Foyer Level 2, Abbey Street A photographic response to lyrics by Idlewild’s Roddy Woomble. 5/9.03.14 Children’s Poetry Display Byre Theatre Foyer Level 2, Abbey Street
5/9.03.14 Poetry Loops Byre Theatre Conference Room, Abbey Street Loop showing of short poetry films by Matthew Stewart, Jenny Lewis, Chana Dubinski, Alastair Cook, Bernadette Jansen op de Haar, Edward O’Donnelly, SMSteele & Alessandro Tedde: and sound installation by Chrys Salt. In partnership with the Poetry Society and Silvana Siviero
5/9.03.14 Was it for this the clay grew tall: Stephen Raw Town Hall Foyer/FCA&C, Queens Gardens A selection of works from an exhibition inspired by Wilfred Owen. Presented in partnership with Fife Contemporary Art & Craft
5/9.03.14 Every Bullet The Byre Theatre Level 1 & 2, Abbey Street Photographs and papers from the estate of poet Joseph Lee.
5/9.03.14 Found on the Road North: Lucilla Sim Byre Theatre Levels 1 & 2, Abbey Street Text fragments in paintings and collages inspired by two festivals.
5/9.03.14 Poem in a Bottle The Byre Theatre Level 1 & 2, Abbey Street Poet and wine maker Matthew Stewart’s poems uncorked.
5/9.03.14 A Common Wealth of Artefacts The Byre Theatre Level 1 & 2, Abbey Street Digital installation of commissioned poems inspired by artefacts. In partnership with MUSA (the Museum of the University of St Andrews)
In partnership with the University of Dundee Archive Services
In partnership with HappenStance Press
5/9.03.14 From India to Scotland The Byre Theatre Level 1 & 2, Abbey Street From poet Bashabi Fraser’s papers in NLS. In partnership with the National Library of Scotland
5/9.03.14 Blowing the Whistle The Byre Theatre Level 1 & 2, Abbey Street A digital installation offers poems for the Commonwealth Games. In partnership with St Mungo’s Mirrorball, Literary Dundee and East Fife FC
5/9.03.14 This Life, This Death The Byre Theatre Level 1 & 2, Abbey Street Including from poet/CO Douglas Young’s correspondence in NLS. In partnership with the National Library of Scotland
5/9.03.14 A Window on Poetry Poem panels at St Andrews Bus Station and around town. Supported by Stagecoach East Scotland
6/9.03.14 The Lightfoot Letters: Maria Walker & Angela Topping The Preservation Trust Museum, North Street The story of a family told through textile art and poetry. In partnership with the St Andrews Preservation Trust
6/9.03.14 The Doctor Shop: Andrea Sinclair & Jenny Elliott The Preservation Trust Museum, North Street A favourite herbalist shop captured in text and image. In partnership with the St Andrews Preservation Trust
6/9.03.14 Spinning Poetry: Martine Foltier Pugh The Preservation Trust Museum, North Street Table tennis balls and words spell out art and poetry. In partnership with the St Andrews Preservation Trust
6/8.03.14 The Argument: Art v Poetry Katrina Naomi and Tim Ridley Public Library Meeting Room, Church Square A sequence of artworks and poems explores process and outcome. In partnership with Fife Council Libraries, Arts, Museums & Archives and The Poetry Society
Ask at Festival Desk about our digital poetry map In partnership with the Computer Science Department, University of St Andrews
Joseph Lee collection, Photographs from the y of Dundee Archive Services, Universit
Exhibitions/Installations during regular opening hours at the Byre Theatre & the Town Hall Town Library Preservation Trust Museum 1-5pm Thus-Sat 2-5pm Thu/Fri,10am-5 pm Sat/Sun 13
Creative Writing The School of English offers year-long full-time postgraduate MLitt courses and PhD courses in the writing of poetry or fiction Teaching staff include
John Burnside, Don Paterson, Robert Crawford, Jacob Polley & Peter Mackay www.st-andrews.ac.uk/english
StAnza is a registered charity, and is grateful to all funders and supporters. We need support each year to deliver the festival. All donations, big or small, are very gratefully received.
If you would like to help support future festivals, please use the donation jars at the Festival Desk, or contact us on email@example.com Small print: StAnza reserves the right to change or amend all or any events. StAnza reserves the right to refuse admission and not to admit late arrivals. Refunds cannot be given except in the case of cancellation of the event or of any of the participants. StAnza: Scotland's Poetry Festival is a private company limited by guarantee and registered under the Companies Acts, registered no. SC253342. It is recognised by the Inland Revenue as a Scottish Charity, charity no. SC 031789.
Venue Locations 1 Byre Theatre: Box Office, Theatres, Conference Room, Foyers, Bar/Bistro, Garden 2 St Mary’s Hall, St Mary’s Quad 3 The Town Hall: Council Chamber, Supper Room, FCA&C 4 The Public Library 5 University Library 6 MUSA 7 The Albany Hotel 8 The Trust Museum 9 The Green Room 10 Fraser Gallery 11 StJohns Undercroft 12 Zest B Booksellers: J&G Innes Disabled Access except as follows: the Town Hall, Public Library and Balmungo House ground floor have lift and ramp access; St Mary’s Hall, The Green Room, St Leonards Quad, Fraser Gallery, The Albany Hotel and St John’s Undercroft all have a few steps into each venue; we regret that the Preservation Trust Museum and Balmungo House upper floors are not accessible to wheelchair users.
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War & Rememb/
Saturday P Breakfast Inspire Session
Sunday Poetry Breakfast Workshop
Round Table Silliman
Reading Baderoon Templeton
Past & Present Jones Rosenberg Showcase
Poetry Café McGuire Brown
Reading Lewis Rabatski Lecture Constan�ne
P/Present Granier Henderson Sorley
Poetry Café Café Sutherland
Past & Present Owen Bri�ain ..
Poetry in P/formance Morgan Walker
Round Table Wagner
Round Table Polley Meet the Ar�st Raw
The Great War Reading War, Dundee Poetry & Hendry the press Steele
Cairns In Conversa�on Mt Ar�st Naomi Ridley
Kids Show Duﬀy Sampson
Showcase Poetry Café Wyton
Poems Aloud Aloud Recita�on Comp
Sco�sh Book Trust
Reading Morgan Bajsic
Round Table Johnstone
Past & Present C. Hay Lee
Our Friends the Enemy
Poetry Café Hawley Amey
Greening Stevenson Inspire Session
Round Scotland Mt Ar�st Walker Topping
de Bernières Bha�
Jade Ladder PEN Event
Rally & Broad
King Creosote Creosote
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Booksellers If you would like your logo on this page next year, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Funders & Sponsors School of English Office of the Principal
Venue Sponsors & Event Funders, Supporters, Partners & Associates Open Association Admissions
School of Computer Science
School of Modern Languages
Halls/East Area Libraries, Museums, Arts & Archives
The 2014 brochure from StAnza - Scotland's International Poetry Festival