Friday, March 9, 2018 - 14:15

Town Hall, Queens Gardens, St. Andrews, Scotland KY16 9TA


Polly Atkin | Past and Present, StAnza Poetry Festival

In the StAnza Past & Present sessions, contemporary speakers share their enthusiasm for favourite past poets.  Polly Atkin, will be discussing Jane Cooper, an American poet whose work explores women's struggle to maintain meaningful artistic lives, most particularly in the years following WW2. Polly's first full collection, Basic Nest Architecture, was published by Seren in 2017. Also speaking will be Jan Baeke, who will be sharing his enthusiasm for H.H. ter Balkt, a Dutch poet who often returned to and revised his experimental, multiplicitous work. Sponsored by the Dutch Foundation for Literature, with assistance from the Royal Netherlands Embassy. Tickets: £4.50/£3.50. For further information and to book visit: