A look at Spoken Word at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
We talk to spoken word performer Toria Garbutt about, poems, punk and her new album ‘Hot Plastic Moon’.
Aye Write!, Glasgow’s Book Festival, returns to the Mitchell Library with a packed programme of literary events, performances and workshops.
Spoken Word on the Free Fringe is on the up. We select some key performances.
We chat to Loud Poets about their new Fringe show and how they keep spoken word scene exciting beyond the Fringe.
Matt Abbott is a street poet and indie musician from Wakefield. Matt lets us know about his influences and preparation for his Fringe debut, the Spoken Word show – Matt Abbott is Skint & Demoralised.
Rachel Amey and Ali Maloney tell us about the unique nature of their Fringe show Shift/ – A best of Spoken Word.
NTS Associate Director Graham McLaren talks to us about the need for a great auld party. On the eve of the Scottish Referendum.
January is the month of Burns Night, with a whole load of literary happenings in honour of this, the bard’s 253rd birthday.
This October, there are so many great literary happenings on, that the month should be renamed Booktober and have done with it.
Why not to use the Fringe for career-advancement opportunities?