Carry A Poem

EVENT – Poetry on the Castle for Valentine’s Day

The unique and thought-provoking Carry A Poem event continues this weekend with a line from Douglas Dunn’s poem “Disenchantments” set to be projected onto Edinburgh Castle from dusk on Sunday 14th. Appropriately for Valentine’s Day, the line has a romantic overtone: “Look to the living, love them, and hold on” will be the words appearing […]

EVENT – Poets for Haiti, Queen’s Hall, 28 Feb

Original press release: The Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, is to lead a once-in-a lifetime line-up of award winning Scottish and UK poets in Edinburgh to raise funds for the Haiti earthquake disaster appeal. 20 of the foremost poets in the land are coming together for an unforgettable evening of the finest poetry for the […]

NEWS – Carry A Poem campaign launched

Official press release: Poems will be tattooed onto naked backs, projected, animated, raced in the Poetry Olympics, narrated, read and most of all carried around Edinburgh this month following the launch of the Carry A Poem citywide reading campaign today. The Carry a Poem campaign, co-ordinated by the Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature Trust and […]