Her Final Hours – by Susan Grant

Susan Grant attended our StAnza Poetry Festival creative writing workshop last week.  Inspired by John Duncan's "Mary Queen of Scots at Fotheringay"  she has kindly agreed to let us share her work.      HER FINAL HOUR Dramas of her life - the violence, the intrigue, turbulence , mistrust - all behind her. She sits, … Continue reading Her Final Hours – by Susan Grant

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The Measurements by Ruth Aylett

  St Andrews is into full StAnza swing this week with events all across the town in various venues.  Especially for MUSA we are excited to bring you the work of four poets who have been commissioned to write a poetic response to objects from our collections at MUSA this week. They are Helen Lawrenson, Richie … Continue reading The Measurements by Ruth Aylett

Night Journey by Rob MacKenzie

St Andrews is into full StAnza swing this week with events all across the town in various venues.  Especially for MUSA we are excited to bring you the work of four poets who have been commissioned to write a poetic response to objects from our collections at MUSA this week. They are Helen Lawrenson, Richie McCaffery, … Continue reading Night Journey by Rob MacKenzie

Sea glass after ‘Randomised Array’ by Toby Paterson

St Andrews is into full StAnza swing this week with events all across the town in various venues.  Especially for MUSA we are excited to bring you the work of four poets who have been commissioned to write a poetic response to objects from our collections at MUSA this week. They are Helen Lawrenson, Richie McCaffery, … Continue reading Sea glass after ‘Randomised Array’ by Toby Paterson

The Cary’s Globe – a StAnza/MUSA collaboration

St Andrews is into full StAnza swing this week with events all across the town in various venues.  Especially for MUSA we are excited to bring you the work of four poets who have been commissioned to write a poetic response to objects from our collections at MUSA this week. They are Helen Lawrenson, Richie … Continue reading The Cary’s Globe – a StAnza/MUSA collaboration

Weaving a poem

Somehow it’s already the start of March, and in St Andrews that means one thing: StAnza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival is here, bringing with it the creative buzz of literary folks in town. This year, the festival has two overriding themes, ‘A Common Wealth of Poetry’ and ‘Words under Fire’ (or to you and me, … Continue reading Weaving a poem