Don Paterson

Mon 19 Aug 20:45 - 21:45

Spark Theatre on George Street

£12.00, £10.00

Don Paterson

Pithy tweets and poetic aphorisms

The New Yorker described aphorisms as the ‘obscure hinterland between poetry and prose’ but in Don Paterson’s hands they can feel like a cross between Hollywood noir one-liners and well-judged tweets. He skilfully demonstrates that aphorisms may well be the perfect poetic form for our digital days. Paterson’s new collection, The Fall at Home, provides plenty of literary golden nuggets for today’s event.