Tuesday, March 13, 2012

News at Eleven: Because poetry lends itself well

to performance, Scotland is home to a crop of literary festivals and events, such as the annual garden readings in Callander; the monthly avant-garde brilliance of Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson's Neu! Reekie! at the Scottish Book Trust in Edinburgh; and the recent Margins festival in Glasgow.

But the most renowned of these--and still the most attractive in terms of its astonishing variety of events--is the StAnza festival in St Andrews.

from The Spectator: StAnza shows why Scottish poetry leads the way


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