Events - Festival 2021

Edwin Morgan Trust showcase

Saturday 7 March, 13:00 - 14:00
Parliament Hall, South Street
This event took place in 2020

Three recent winners and runners up of the EMT prize share a stage

Join us for a reading from a winner, runner up, and shortlisted poet for the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award; an award focused on encouraging young Scottish writers. Roseanne Watt, winner of the 2018 EMPA for her debut collection, Modern Dy, is a talented artist who marries poetry, film, and music to make striking and powerful art. Daisy Lafarge, runner up of the 2018 EMPA, is an award-winning writer whose work focuses on exploring humanity's impact on ‘non-human’ things, and how this affects us. Sophie Collins, shortlisted for the EMP in 2016, is a skilled poet, translator and lecturer at the University of Glasgow whose work looks at self-expression, self-help, and shame. Come, listen to these new, exciting and rightfully celebrated voices in poetry.

NB: Please note that venues open 10 minutes before an event starts, and Parliamant Hall has no Front of House area to wait inside before the house opens.

In partnership with the Edwin Morgan Trust

Sophie Collins:
Daisy Lafarge: Sophie Davidson

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Parliament Hall, South Street

Location: On the south side of South Street opposite the Criterion Bar

Parliament Hall hosted the first major events of the StAnza Festival in its founding year of 1998. It has been used as a main venue for the festival ever since...