Posts Tagged ‘Jen Hadfield’

Shetland Rhythms – Stanza 2010

Posted by on March 17th, 2010 No Comments
Stanza is a world renowned poetry festival that takes place in St Andrews in Fife, annually in March. This year it will feature Nobel Literature Prize winner, Seamus Heaney. On Saturday 20th March, at 2.15pm in the Byre Theatre, there will be an event entitled Rhythms of Shetland. The event, already sold out, will feature… Read the rest...

“Small Expectations” by Donald S Murray: Multi-Venue Book Launch

Posted by on February 16th, 2010 No Comments
Friday 26th February will see the launch of “Small Expectations” the latest book by Donald S Murray, published by Two Ravens Press. This unique event will be held simultaneously in Lerwick (at Shetland College), Inverness (UHI MIllenium Institute), Stornoway (Lewis Castle College), Kirkwall (Northern College), and Skye (Sabhal Mor Ostaig) via the video network of… Read the rest...

Wordplay 2009 – Welcome to the book zone

Posted by on August 5th, 2009 No Comments
Plans for this year’s book festival are well under way, with a variety of writers and artists set to visit Shetland for Wordplay 2009, Shetland Arts’ 8th annual book festival which will be held in Islesburgh Community Centre on the 5th and 6th of September. One writer who will need very little introduction is Louis… Read the rest...

Creative Connections 2009

Posted by on July 28th, 2009 No Comments
Media release: Shetland Arts’ Creative Connections is a marathon, seven-day and night festival, celebrating the contemporary creative culture of Shetland, incorporating four summer schools, cultural and creative visits across the islands, showcase concerts and dances, a specially curated exhibition and an artist residency.  This event is part of Scotland’s Year of Homecoming and takes place… Read the rest...

Jen Hadfield on film

Posted by on July 24th, 2009 No Comments
Jen Hadfield won the 2008 T.S. Eliot Prize with her second collection, NIGH-NO-PLACE. In this short video she reads four poems from the book, beginning with the title-poem ‘Nigh-No-Place’, followed by ‘In the same way’, ‘Daed-traa’, and then ‘Paternoster’, the Lord’s Prayer uttered by a draught-horse. The film shows excerpts from her Wordsworth Trust reading… Read the rest...

Shetland Poets “on the Road”

Posted by on July 2nd, 2009 No Comments
Thursday 2nd July. Jen Hadfield  is to appear this evening at the Scottish Poetry Library, in Edinburgh. The TS Eliot prize winner, who lives and works in Shetland – when she is not away sooth making an increasing amount of public appearances, performing her poetry and leading poetry writing workshops –  is the Scottish Poetry… Read the rest...