Category Archives: poetry

Split Screen

Andy Jackson launched ‘Split Screen’ at StAnza at the weekend, an anthology of poems inspired by popular culture of the sixties and seventies. It was a great launch and I can thoroughly recommend the book (available from Amazon etc. or … Continue reading

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Vox Populi On Heartlandfm

Giles Conisbee writes to invite contributions from his fellow writers: I’m keen to record Soutar House writers reading their own original material, for broadcast on Heartlandfm. (Heartlandfm has just taken over the licence for Perth Fm, as well as broadcasting … Continue reading

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“spunk and junk and plenty of funk…”

http://www.doghornpublishing.com/dogcast_central/dogcast_central.html As it says on the Dog Horn Publishing site, “LISTEN UP! Welcome to the new broadcasting arm of Dog Horn Publishing: Dogcast Central. The new channel for dogged readers of dog-eared books, full of spunk and junk and plenty … Continue reading

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Bite Me, Robot Boy

Bite Me, Robot Boy is a seminal new anthology of poetry and fiction spanning genres, styles and cultures. This is a compilation of what Dog Horn Publishing does best: writing that takes risks, crosses boundaries and challenges expectations. From Oz … Continue reading

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Perth Burns Club Day of Culture

Each year, the Perth Burns Club stages a Day of Culture on or around St Andrew’s Day. It’s a celebration of things Scottish and encompasses all the arts. The performance standard is very high, so you can look forward to … Continue reading

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National Poetry Day 2011

The theme of National Poetry Day 2011 is Games. Following on from the success of last year’s Patchwork Poem to coincide with NPD2010, I’ve been asked to run another this year. So, if you wish to contribute here’s what to … Continue reading

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Wendy Goes Guising

The Open Mic / Launch of “Women Writing the Weird” by Dog Horn Publishing and including Wendy’s story “Hate Therapy”, will take place in the A K Bell Library cafe at 8pm on Saturday 29th October. Also being published very … Continue reading

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Upon a good high hill

New from Perjink Press: ‘Upon a good high hill’ by Helen Lawrenson. ISBN 978-0-9569352-0-521pp, £5.00. Helen Lawrenson’s new collection reflects her life-long interest in Roman Britain, and her particular love of Hadrian’s Wall. Landscape is always seen as the product … Continue reading

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Soutar Prize Winners

Announced at the Writers’ Day on 26th March: 1st Prize am aa din John Brewster 2nd Prize Saddam Hussein’s Overbite Speaks Out Josh Ekroy 3rd Prize (and Local Prize) Joint winners: Scenario Irene Evans What Part of No…? Heather Reid … Continue reading

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Objet d’Soutar

The Learning Curve at the library are selling coasters, mouse mats and prints inscribed with Soutar poems. The background images are photographs taken by some talented pupils at Perth High School. Some more background at: Learning Curve or pop into … Continue reading

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