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North East Writers

New Words 2011

Poetry Aberdeen events as part of the festival

Thursdays 15, 22 & 29 September 2011

Books and Beans
22 Belmont Street, Aberdeen AB10 1JH

Admission free

Stuart B. Campbell

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Thursday 15 September

In Defence of Protozoans

Stuart B. Campbell

Stuart B. Campbell lives in Portsoy on the Moray Firth. He has published four collections of poetry; his most recent, In Defence of Protozoans (Dionysia Press, Edinburgh) came out in June this year; he also regularly reviews new poetry.

He is joined by local poets Catriona Yule and Catherine Jaraszkiewicz.

Thursday 22 September

The Blue Remembered Hills

The past recalled in memoir and poetry to musical accompaniment

Brian Farrington will read entertaining extracts from his memoir A Rich Soup with Additional Material, violinist Louise Counsell will provide music and there'll be plentiful open mic on the theme of remembrance of things past.

Brian Farrington

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Thursday 29 September


Ten poems by ten local writers on the tenth year since the atrocity

Poems by Keith Murray, Sheena Blackhall, Bernard Briggs, Andrew Milne, Roger Barnett, Olivia McMahon, Sheena M. Leith, Gerard Rochford, Jim Murphy and Eddie Gibbons.

Poets will read from the commemorative chapbook published by Malfranteaux Concepts, with music by Haworth Hodgkinson.

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