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Poets’ Directory

I’d like to introduce the excellent resource built by Colin Bancroft. It includes a directory of poets, publishers and submission opportunities, as well as a weekly spotlight on poets who are writing now. It is well worth a browse to get to know poets you might not have heard so much about (yet). And this…
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August 5, 2020 0

New article on InterlitQ

here it is. About the fallout from lockdown, and learning respect for emotional responses. It’s Been Emotional, an article by Elizabeth Rimmer


July 24, 2020 0

Lockdown Poem on InterlitQ

A new poem has just gone live on the International Literary Quaterly blog. You can find it on the link below, though you should be warned, it’s a little outspoken. http://interlitq.org/blog/2020/06/19/if-these-keep-quiet-a-poem-by-elizabeth-rimmer/?fbclid=IwAR0LGyxXp5_ZeRyOqCeMuW6UfF1XtbbibEoywaVBLVdhCQPZ01aI0DkU5Gs  


June 20, 2020 0

Write Out Loud

Neil Leadbeater very kindly asked to interview me for the Write Out Loud website, and you can see the result here: https://www.writeoutloud.net/public/blogentry.php?blogentryid=102981 On the same site you can also find Neil’s review of Haggards https://www.writeoutloud.net/public/blogentry.php?blogentryid=102979 I am very grateful to Neil for the fascinating questions, and for giving me this opportunity.


June 3, 2020 0

Not too much happening, except on line, but you can read one of my poems – and so much more – here http://www.geopoetics.org.uk/online-journal/stravaig-issue-8-part-one/?fbclid=IwAR2nRHu8jg9mFaUGLSspUasJ5mtNeM91ITRQ69sGhUS6Jif0ql54X9u2jxY Part 2 is now on line, with a theme of trees and forests


May 28, 2020 0

Writing about Climate Change

Writing about Climate Change Stem poets reading their poems and discussing the challenge of writing about the subject from the combined perspectives of STEM disciplines and creative writing The CCA, Sauchiehall Street Glasgow 7pm, 11th February Readers confirmed  are Eveline Pye, Colin Will, John Bolland, Mandy Haggith, Gillian Mellor, Joe Murray, Chris Powici, Elizabeth Rimmer, Leela Soma and Lesley Traynor.


January 20, 2020 0

Very Peculiar Burns Supper

This Saturday, I’ll be taking part in this: On Saturday 25 January 7pm Macrobert Arts Centre University of Stirling Stirling FK9 4LA The Write Angle presents A Very Peculiar Burns’ Supper – 6 Nae Burns and Nae Supper* * some nibbles A fun-filled and thought-provoking evening of contemporary spoken word / poetry, and acoustic music.…
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January 20, 2020 0

Poem-A-Thon for Detainees

On Saturday 19th October I will be one of a group of Scottish poets taking part in a Poem-a-thon for detainees being held at the US border, to be held in Newcastle.It is being organised by poets Pippa Little and Catherine Selkirk, and a great many well-loved poets are involved. All money will go to RAICES,…
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October 16, 2019 0

National Poetry Day

There is a lot going on on National Poetry Day 3rd October. The FWS will host its annual National Poetry Day event at GoMA on Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 between 2 – 5.30. Each slot is 5 minutes -this will be strictly observed. These will be allocated on a first come first served basis with…
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September 23, 2019 0

LoveCrumbs Reading

Lovecrumbs readings Friday, 13 September 2019 from 19:00-22:00 155 West Port, Edinburgh EH3 9DP, UK the fifth evening of poetry, fiction and non-fiction! doors will open at 7pm and readings will kick off at 7.30, a bar with wine, beers and cake will be available so come along, cosy up and have a listen. lovecrumbs…
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September 4, 2019 0