A list of my feature length sets / invited readings – not including open mic.
19 March 2020. Postponed due to Covid-19. Feature set at Listen Softly, Golden Hare Books, Stockbridge, Edinburgh.
Thursday 10 September, 2020; 7pm BST. Cinnamon Press launches Sweet Anaesthetist, alongside Sian Hughes and Jane McKie, two other award winning poets with new collections published this September. Includes a Q&A session with the online audience after the readings.
28 February 2020. Feature set at 3Cs Open Mic, Corstorphine Community Centre, St John’s Road, Edinburgh 7.15pm. Entry £3.
7 December 2019, 1430 – 1630 – Butcher’s Dog Issue 12 launch, Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle.
17 November 2019, 1630-1730, Radical Book Fair, Edinburgh, Scottish Feminist Judgements Project book launch. How might important legal cases have been decided differently if the judge had adopted a feminist perspective? With Sharon Cowan, Becky Kaufmann, Chloë Kennedy, Vanessa Munro, & Carolynn Gray.
28 September 2019, Spoken Word @ The Space, 183 Dalry Road, Edinburgh – a new spoken word night rooted in EH11. More info, line-up and tickets.
#21 September 2019 Hame-ish 4, Waterstones West End, Edinburgh. A night out that feels like a night in! A mix of music and poetry, collaboratively created for the night.
1 June 2019 Pure Cinnamon at the West End Festival, Hillhead Library, Glasgow (details)
4 April 2019, 4pm – reading from Wristwatch at Iona Community Shop, Isle of Iona
15 November 2018 Hear Hare Here at Golden Hare Books, Edinburgh. Tickets £5.
20 October 2018 SPL Friends Reception, Scottish Poetry Library
4 November 2018 Poetry Corner at the Radical Book Fair
13 July 2018 God Damn Debut Slam at the Scottish Poetry Library, with Stuart Kenny, Isla Maclean and Sam Small.
30 June 2018 – 1430-1630 – Cindigo (part of the West End Festival), Hillhead Library, Byres Road, Glasgow, with A C Clarke, Kerry Darbishire, Stuart Paterson, Geraldine Green.
7 April 2018 – Platform Poetry @ Off The Rails Arthouse, Ladybank, Fife, with Steve Smart and Jane McKie.
9 March 2018 – Border Crossings @ StAnza International Poetry Festival, St Andrews, with Doris Kareva.
23 January 2018 – StAnza programme launch, National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, with Andrew Blair and Miriam Gamble.
1 December 2017 – “Nourish” (part of Book Week Scotland), Edinburgh, with Kirsty Logan, Nat Raha, and Chitra Ramaswamy.
16 November 2017 – Reading at Maggie’s Edinburgh, with Angus Ogilvy.
12 October 2017 – Wristwatch book launch, Summerhall, Edinburgh.
15 June 2017 – Cult Fusion 4 @ the Leith Festival, with Rex Sweeny, Finola Scott and Colin Donati.
26 February 2017 – Shore Poets, Edinburgh, with Kevin Cadwallender and Ian McDonough.