StAnza International Poetry Festival

Participants: Maoilios Caimbeul / Myles Campbell

Maoilios Caimbeul / Myles Campbell

Gaelic poet Maoilios Caimbeul / Myles Campbell (b. 1944) comes from Staffin, Isle of Skye, where he now lives. He has published six collections, the first in 1980, plus a co-authored collection, and his work is widely anthologised with English translations. He was writer-in-residence at Sabhal Mr Ostaig UHI, the Skye Gaelic college, for 2008. He is currently working part-time for the College as a creative writing tutor. Maoilios Caimbeul is StAnza 2011s Poet in Residence.

StAnza 2011 Events:

Wed 16 March | Festival & Exhibitions Launch
Special guest Tom Morton launches the festival with a taster of poetry and music
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Level 2 Foyer

Fri 18 March | Border Crossings
Reading: Maoilios Caimbeul, Mark O. Goodwin
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Supper Room

Sat 19 March | Round Table
Reading: Maoilios Caimbeul reads Sorley MacLean
St Mary's Hall, St Marys Quad, South Street

Sun 20 March | Poetry in Concert
Music and poetry in this Sorley MacLean tribute event with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, soprano Lesley-Jane Rogers, soloists Alison Mitchell and Jane Atkins, the University of St Andrews Chamber Orchestra and Maoilios Caimbeul
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Auditorium

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