The Glasgow poets
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The Glasgow poets their lives and poems by Eyre-Todd, George

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Published by A. Gardner in Paisley [Scotland] .
Written in English


  • Scottish poetry,
  • Scottish Poets,
  • History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Statementedited by George Eyre-Todd ...
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, [1], 450 p.
Number of Pages450
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26894074M

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SALLY EVANS has published several books of poetry including The Bees (Diehard, ) and Poetic Adventures in Scotland (Diehard, ) both available at Glasgow’s new poetry bookshop Tell It Slant. She is the editor of the Poetry Scotland broadsheet and .   The Glasgow Poets  aims for what we’ll call municipal literary biography.  The first sentence of Eyre-Todd’s Introduction reads, “It would be an interesting study to discover wheter town or country is more congenial to the production of the “maker.”  He dismisses the immediacy of sensory experience in favor of internal creations. Genre/Form: Biographies Criticism, interpretation, etc Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Glasgow poets. Glasgow ; Edinburgh: W. Hodge, The Glasgow Poets For a century and a half the Glasgow poets have poured forth a stream of minstrelsy, gay with humour, tender with pathos, fierce with invective, riotous with mirth as rich as it is varied, and as brilliant as it is full of character and is sincere.

Matty Layne Glasgow's debut collection, deciduous qween, was selected by Richard Blanco for the Benjamin Saltman Award (Red Hen Press, June ). His poetry has appeared in The Missouri Review, Denver Quarterly, Poetry Daily, Crazyhorse, Nimrod, and elsewhere. poet. teaching artist. educator. Matty Layne Glasgow is the author of deciduous qween (Red Hen Press, ), selected by Richard Blanco for the Benjamin Saltman Award. The TS Eliot Prize is one of the world’s top poetry awards and was set up by the Poetry Book Society in in memory of its founding poet. 30 September, Mitchell Library pm, £5. Booking details on the Aye Write! website. In association with Aye Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival and the Scottish Poetry . EILEEN CHONG is a poet based in Sydney, Australia. She was born in Singapore of Chinese descent. Her poetry collections are Burning Rice (), Peony (), Painting Red Orchids (), and Rainforest (), all from Pitt Street Poetry, Sydney.

Sad news. After three very good years in the wonderful Project Cafe in Glasgow, Tell it Slant is going to follow its founder down South. Ellen McAteer, who set up Tell it Slant in December with her husband Mat Loryman, moved her family to Suffolk for the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival last year, and seems set to stay. Meanwhile the bookshop, beautifully managed by Kathrine Sowerby and then. Other notable poems include: The Death of Marilyn Monroe () – an outpouring of emotion after the death of a prominent and exceptional woman The Billy Boys () – flashback of the gang warfare in Glasgow led by Billy Fullerton in the Thirties. Glasgow 5 March – robbery by two youths by Alma mater: University of Glasgow. Scottish publishing company, fiction books and poetry subscription service. Tom Leonard (–), poet, novelist and essayist (in English and Glasgow patter) John Lesley (–), historian and RC bishop Eddie Linden (b. ), poet, magazine editor and political activist.