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Participants: Roddy Lumsden

Roddy Lumsden(Photo: Joanna Quinn)

Roddy Lumsden's most recent book is Mischief Night: New & Selected Poems (Bloodaxe, 2004).  His fifth collection is Third Wish Wasted, due in spring 2009. He teaches for The Poetry School and Morley College in London and is currently compiling Identity Parade, a major anthology of recent British and Irish poetry.

StAnza 2009 Events:

Fri 20 March | Poetry Breakfast
Roddy Lumsden, Ben Wilkinson, Christie Williamson, Juliet Rees, Stuart Kelly & Eleanor Livingstone (chair) discuss younger poets
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Studio Theatre

Fri 20 March | Roddy & The Pilots
Young Poets Reading: Adam O’Riordan, Ben Wilkinson, Abi Curtis, Jay Bernard, Emily Berry MC: Roddy Lumsden
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Supper Room

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

Sat 21 March | Poetry Cabaret
A pie & a pint with Roddy Lumsden
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Studio Theatre

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