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Participants: Alan Gillis

Alan Gillis(Photo: Dilys Rose)

Alan Gillis is a Lecturer in English at the University of Edinburgh. Publications include Somebody, Somewhere (Gallery Press, 2004), which won the Rupert and Eithne Strong Award for Best First Collection, and Irish Poetry of the 1930s (Oxford University Press, 2005).  His second collection, Hawks and Doves (Gallery Press, 2007), was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize.

StAnza 2009 Events:

Fri 20 March | Spinning Rhymes & Lines
Workshop: Alan Gillis: Structure and storytelling
St Mary's Hall, St Mary’s Quad, South Street

Fri 20 March | Past & Present
Alan Gillis on Wallace Stevens Jenny Bornholdt on Lorine Niedecker
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Council Chamber

Fri 20 March | Five O’Clock Verses
Reading: Julia Copus, Alan Gillis
Parliament Hall, South Street

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