While the c word rages on, we’re getting to work on what a new festival model might look like.

PTBO in the Scotsman

The cat’s out the bag guys… 👀👀👀

Haud the bus!

Turns out we were wrong… this is NOT Edinburgh’s first poetry festival. There was a one off operation c.1999 featuring none other than Eddie Morgan himself. Were you there? Tell us more!

Today is Norman MacCaig’s birthday

I’ve loved Norman MacCaig since I was at school. His mice, squeaking small hosannahs in the byre, his ‘room size monster with a matchbox brain’ and his tiny, jewel like frogs opening the door to a love of language that has opened every other door for me since. He showed how language could reveal and subvert and celebrate and be…


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