Category Archives: poetry

P3 Competition Winners

We’ve now selected our P3 winners which you can see on the Competition Winners page.

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P3 Competition Shortlist

We’ve now selected our P3 short list which you can see on the Competition Shortlist page.

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P3 Competition Launched

Soutar Writers are pleased to announce the launch of their inaugural P3 writing competition.  This year it’s poetry, and full details can be seen on our Competition page.

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Soutar Writing Prize 2013

This year’s competition was launched by poet Brian Johnstone at the A K Bell Library on Saturday, April 27. It’s poetry this year, and entries need to be submitted by Tuesday, July 2. The winners will be announced at a … Continue reading

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David Annand Sculpture Stroll

An audience of 30+ turned up on Saturday April 28th to hear David Annand mark William Soutar’s birthday by giving a first-hand account of the development of his Perth public art based on Soutar’s poems. First stop was The Ring … Continue reading

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Higher Still for High Hill

Things get better for Helen Lawrenson’s pamphlet, first previewed in our blog back in July 2011, and which has now been shortlisted for the prestigious Callum Macdonald Memorial Award 2012. A full launch of the pamphlet is being held on … Continue reading

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Sowing Wild Oaths

Congratulations to Andy Jackson who has been shortlisted for The Hippocrates Prize. Drinks are on him should he win – my words not his! Also don’t forget to keep an eye on Andy’s blog for literary events in the area.

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In a Sma Room

The premiere of In a Sma Room will be held at Perth Concert Hall on Saturday, May 12th, at 7pm. Tickets are £10 (£8 concessions) with proceeds going to CHAS at Kinross. Other tour dates include St Andrews (Byre Theatre) … Continue reading

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Sculpture Stroll with David Annand

Everyone knows the Ring sculpture on the High Street, Perth’s best-loved piece of public art. But have you ever wondered what it means? The Ring was inspired by William Soutar’s famous poem Nae Day Sae Dark, but just how does … Continue reading

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Dog Cast 9 now live – featuring, “Mrs. Plankton and Friends” by Wendy Muzlanova

http://soundcloud.com/dog-horn-publishing/dogcast-9 Oh joy of JOYS! Number 9 is off the rack; sweating, pulsing, vibrating . . . yes, it is HERE! Featuring Chris Kelso, Wendy Jane Muzlanova, Jed Belly, Mark Todd and Dave Migman . . . SO GET LISTENING!

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