Month: March 2009

Website of poet Elizabeth Rimmer

Northwords Now

Northwords Now have a web-site, and my poems – also Sally Evans and the translations of Lorca by Christie Williamson – are up on it, though you’d better download the pdf, or you’ll go cross-eyed reading the font. Northwords Now is based in the Highlands and distributed free through libraries and bookshops. You can find…
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March 30, 2009 0


I’m just re-reading Jen Hadfield’s Nigh-No-Place because I’m going to see her read on Thursday at SCoP, Stirling University on Thursday. I’m finding them very interesting, they start arguments in my head, conversations about geography and poems about wind and rock-pools. For all the collection is called Nigh-No-Place, the poems seem very much rooted in…
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March 30, 2009 3

Stirling’s makar

Stirling installed its first Makar on Friday – Magi Gibson. She is a really good poet, and a great teacher and I think she will do a lot to encourage people to read and write poetry. The ceremony took place in the stunningly beautiful Holy Rude Church in Stirling. Almost all the poets I could…
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March 10, 2009 2