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Participants: Marco Fazzini

Marco Fazzini

Marco Fazzini has translated and taught poetry at various universities, including St Andrews, and is now at the University of Ca' Foscari.  His recent publications include: Crossings: Essays on Contemporary Scottish Poetry and Hybridity (2000); L'acrobata della memoria (2002), a book on Geoffrey Hill; Alba Literaria (2005), a history of Scottish literature; and Tradurre, paradiso dei poeti (2005), a book on poetical translations.  He edits a poetry series for Edizioni del Bradipo (Lugo, Ravenna) and has published poetry for various literary journals.

StAnza 2009 Events:

Thu 19 March | Past & Present
Marco Fazzini on Douglas Livingstone Jay Parini on Robert Frost
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Council Chamber

Sat 21 March | Poetry Breakfast
Ian Rankin, Simon Armitage, Martin Newell, Stephen Scobie, Marco Fazzini & Roddy Lumsden (chair) discuss song lyrics as poetry
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Studio Theatre

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