Saturday, 14 January 2012

Stanza poetry festival March 14 - 18 2012 St Andrews Scotland

This year's themes are The Image and Poetry by Degrees.

  1. the importance and relevance of the image in poetry, but also in psychology, religion, visual art, and in particular with reference to St Andrews’ significance in the history of photography.
  2. as part of an educational expansion, and during the 600th anniversary celebrations at the University of St Andrews, poetry in education and education in poetry.

Headline poets include:

Kathleen Jamie
Jackie Kay
Christopher Reid
Chase Twichell
Lavinia Greenlaw
Kwame Dawes
Grace Nichols
Michael Symmons Roberts
Matthew Hollis

You can find out all about it here http://www.stanzapoetry.org/.

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