Vespers 24 brings you a fantastic line-up of poets: Jen Hadfield, Ross Wilson and Cynthia Miller. Readings start sharp at 7.30pm, Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton’s Close, Edinburgh EH8 8DT. Come earlier to buy a drink from the Scottish Poetry Library bar.
Jen Hadfield’s most recent collection is ‘Byssus’ (Picador, 2014). Her second collection, ‘Nigh-No-Place’ (Bloodaxe, 2008) won the T.S. Eliot Prize. She will be reading a brand new set of poems at the March Vespers.
Ross Wilson was raised in Kelty, Fife. His first full collection, ‘Line Drawing’, was published by Smokestack Books in 2018. He has been a recipient of a Hawthornden International Fellowship and Clydebuilt mentorship, and works as an auxiliary nurse.
Cynthia Miller is Co-Director of Verve, Birmingham’s Poetry and Spoken Word Festival. She was shortlisted for the Bridport Prize in 2013 and her poetry is featured in, among many other publications, ‘Primers:Volume Two'(Nine Arches Press, 2017).
Hosts will be Jane Bonnyman, Rob A. Mackenzie and Alice Tarbuck. Entry is £3 at the door. Raffle tickets are £1. We aim, as ever without quite succeeding, to finish at 8.30pm.