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Nothing But the Poem on Douglas Dunn

Reading Workshop

Wednesday 23 August 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Douglas Dunn’s powerful works, including collections like Terry Street and Elegies, are well loved. His poems also evolve in style over time. Join this relaxed reading group discussion with Lilias Fraser, from the Scottish Poetry Library, to sample...