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Five Poets

Wednesday 16 August, 2017 at 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

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The annual Festival poetry feast is happening again. The event is FREE and the line-up is as eclectic and brilliant as ever:

Rachael Boast – https://www.panmacmillan.com/authors/rachael-boast
Jane Bonnyman – http://www.stanzapoetry.org/festival/poets-artists/bonnyman
Vahni Capildeo – https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/vahni-capildeo
Alan Gillis – https://edinburgh-review.com/extracts/alan-gillis/
Ira Lightman – https://poetryschool.com/interviews/meet-digital-poet-residence-ira-lightman/

Each poet will read for about 12-13 minutes and may include a poetic response to Jac Leirner’s exhibition Add It Up. Doors open at 7.15pm, readings will start sharp at 7.30pm. So get there early for a drink from the bar. Books from the readers will also be available to buy.

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Date:
Wednesday 16 August, 2017
Time:
7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

The Fruitmarket Gallery
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Phone:
+44 (0)131 225 2383
Website:
http://fruitmarket.co.uk