Poetry & Power

  • Field, S. (Organiser)
  • Rebecca Sharp (Organiser)

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Join us for an evening of readings by award winning poets whose work addresses issues of energy and the environment, as we draw upon art to explore some of the most pressing concerns of our time.

Rebecca Sharp’s recent collection Rough Currency (Tapsalteerie) explores our entanglements with fossil fuels and the oil industry.

Garry MacKenzie’s book-length poem Ben Dorain is a conversation between Scotland’s Celtic heritage and the modern, Anthropocene world.

John Bolland’s Pibroch is a poetry collection and spoken word performance exploring parallels between the Climate Emergency and the Piper Alpha disaster.
Period11 Nov 2021
Event typeOther
LocationSt Andrews, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionRegional