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Participants: Robert Crawford

Robert Crawford

Robert Crawford was born in Lanarkshire in 1959 and writes in English and Scots.  His Selected Poems (2005) and his sixth collection of poems, Full Volume (2008), are published by Cape. He is co-editor (with Mick Imlah) of The Penguin Book of Scottish Verse (2000) and his prose books include Scotland's Books: The Penguin History of Scottish Literature (2007) and The Bard: Robert Burns, A Biography (Cape, 2009).  He lives in St Andrews where he is Professor of Modern Scottish Literature at the University.

StAnza 2009 Events:

Thu 19 March | Poetry Centre Stage
Reading: Robert Crawford, Kate Clanchy
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Auditorium

Sat 21 March | Poets of the Scottish Enlightenment & the 18th Century Gaelteachd
Talk: Robert Crawford & Angus Peter Campbell
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Council Chamber

Sun 22 March | The Land of Counterpane
Children’s Show (Age 7+): An afternoon of Robert Louis Stevenson themed poetry and play with Robert Crawford, Sara Lodge & Bill Manhire
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Supper Room

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