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Participants: Peter McCarey

Peter McCarey(Photo: Catherine McCarey)

Peter McCarey was born Paisley and brought up in Glasgow. After studying, writing and freelancing in various parts of Europe, he moved to Geneva in 1988, where he is now the Head of Language Services at the World Health Organization and an occasional performer with Roaratorio.  He has written a dozen books, and has been included in anthologies published in various countries. He has been working on the website of the Syllabary, a mammoth poem, since the mid-1990s.

StAnza 2009 Events:

Thu 19 March | Homecoming Poets
Reading: Peter McCarey, Stephen Scobie
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Supper Room

Thu 19 March | The StAnza Discussion
Kate Clanchy, Stephen Scobie, Thomas A Clark, Peter McCarey, David Mach & Alan Riach (chair) discuss homecoming and Scottish identity
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Supper Room

Exhibitions, Films and Installations:

Wed 18 - Sun 22 March | The Syllabary
Live showing of web site by Peter McCarey (various times)
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Conference Room

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