Edinburgh (11th) and Glasgow (12th): At Blackwell’s, South Bridge, Edinburgh; 6.30-8.00pm, Tuesday 11th December 2018. A selection of the poems will be read by Alison Peebles. Tickets are free and available via Eventbrite. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/launch-of-the-tiny-talent-selected-poems-by-joan-ure-tickets-52868769914 At CCA, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow; 5.30-7.00pm, Wednesday 12th December 2018. The poems will be read by Jan McDonald and Richie McCaffery. … Continue reading December Launches of ‘The Tiny Talent: Selected Poems by Joan Ure’
From The Orcadian 22 November 2018. Reproduced with permission. Thanks, big time, to Olive M Ritch, for stepping in when we'd had time to take stock of our expectations vis-à-vis the so suddenly packed room. And thanks to Ann McTaggart for bringing the poetry, and the room, so splendidly to life.
This pamphlet of 22 poems by the playwright and poet Joan Ure, pen name of Elizabeth Clark (1918-78), was published on November 5th of her centenary year. It represents the first occasion on which her poetry has appeared within its own covers. The selection was edited by Richie McCaffery and Alistair Peebles, the present writer, … Continue reading The Tiny Talent: Selected Poems by Joan Ure