Saturday February 25th 2017
7.00pm for 7.30pm
Stuart is not just an award winning poet but is also a terrific performer of his work. He has been recipient of an Eric Gregory Award & a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship, & winner of the first UK Small Presses Poetry Slam. His 2015 collection of poems on Dumfries & Galloway ‘Border Lines’ (Indigo Dreams) won the 2016 Saboteur Award for Best Poetry Pamphlet. Its follow-up, ‘Looking South’, is published this summer. His first collection in Scots, ‘Aye’, was published in 2016 while he was the Scots Language Centre’s Poet in Residence.
“McGough by way of Morgan.” Alan Bold, The Sunday Times
“Deep in the heart of Scotland something has stirred, and this collection of fine poems is the sound of the rustling undergrowth.” Andy Jackson Dundee University Review of the Arts
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Come along and strut your stuff, poetic or musical in our acclaimed open mic spots.