- From 'At Eighty' by Edwin Morgan
Push the boat out, compañeros, push the boat out, whatever the sea.
Edinburgh’s International Poetry Festival
Push the Boat Out is a brand new poetry festival, located In Edinburgh, which will showcase fresh, provocative, radical, audacious, inspiring poetry and spoken word, and bring people together to enjoy, experience and interrogate it. By any means necessary.
Poetry will never stand still. There are challenging times ahead. Get in the boat, compañeros.
Looking forward to this - 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟shortlist of Jim Crumley, Kapka Kassabova, Ali Smith and Frank Rennie. Wildly different books all up for the Highland Book Prize for their various connections to the lives and landscapes of the Highlands. Good reading, should be good chat! https://twitter.com/highlandbook1/status/1384084361494990848
Two days to go. Please join us as and when you can through the day. A celebration of where we are and a looking forward. An exciting list of writers and thinkers. See thread. It’s open to all and free. Register here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/symposium-on-writing-and-creative-practice-at-the-university-of-glasgow-tickets-149837252255