SHORE POETS 2nd MARCH: JIM McGONIGAL, ANNA CROWE, VICKI FEAVER, TOM POW + THE WHOLE SHEBANG

Our next Shore Poets event will celebrate the last ever Mark Ogle Memorial Award (MOMA). Over twelve years, the award has commissioned work from some of the UK’s finest poets. Their poems have been gathered together in a pamphlet of all the stimulus and response poems. Watching Sunlight will be launched at the event, withContinue reading SHORE POETS 2nd MARCH: JIM McGONIGAL, ANNA CROWE, VICKI FEAVER, TOM POW + THE WHOLE SHEBANG

Shore Poets MAY – ALAN GILLIS, FRANK GLYNN, SARAH STEWART + ROB MACKILLOP

For our May readings, we’re delighted to welcome two brilliant Edinburgh-based poets to Shore Poets – Alan Gillis and Sarah Stewart. They’ll be joined by Rob MacKillop, performing a world premier of The Manfred Suite by guitarist-composer, Gordon Ferries. Please join us on the last Sunday of the month for a great line up. IfContinue reading Shore Poets MAY – ALAN GILLIS, FRANK GLYNN, SARAH STEWART + ROB MACKILLOP

Shore Poets FEBRUARY – WILLIAM HERSHAW, HAMISH WHYTE, TESSA BERRING + THE NORMANS

Before we get on to this month’s event, a word about Sunday 29th April, which is our Open Night. If you’re interested in reading at Shore Poets, then throw your name in the hat for a 5-minute reading by emailing shorepoetsedinburgh @ gmail.com by the end of the day on Saturday 14th April. [Please don’tContinue reading Shore Poets FEBRUARY – WILLIAM HERSHAW, HAMISH WHYTE, TESSA BERRING + THE NORMANS

Shore Poets FEBRUARY – BRIAN MCCABE, MÀRTAINN MAC AN T-SAOIR (MARTIN MACINTYRE), KATE TOUGH, MIRIAM GAMBLE + THE WHOLE SHEBANG

Join us for four exciting Scottish poets and the presentation of the annual Mark Ogle Memorial Award.  Mark was one of the very early Shore Poets but sadly he died relatively young.  Since then his family has provided an annual sum which we use to commission a poet to respond to one of Mark’s poems. Continue reading Shore Poets FEBRUARY – BRIAN MCCABE, MÀRTAINN MAC AN T-SAOIR (MARTIN MACINTYRE), KATE TOUGH, MIRIAM GAMBLE + THE WHOLE SHEBANG