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Chris Young
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Scottish Slam Championships
It's tomorrow. How did that happen? Yes, tomorrow (Saturday 13 February) is the Scottish National Slam Championships . Poetry slam, that is. So, if you fancy coming along to the Tron Theatre in Glasgow for 7.45pm to see (some of) the best of Scotland's perf...

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#IamLoud
THIS IS NEARLY HERE: Thursday 17 December, 7.30 for 8pm Broadcast 427 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3LG Glasgow, United Kingdom "We here at Loud Poets are excited to bring you another night of spoken word brilliance, our last before the new year (cue pantomime gas...

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10 weeks, 3 prizes, 1 apology
Long time, no post (again). In my defence, getting my 1 apology in first, I've not been on top form physically and have been busy with all sorts of things on the domestic, political and academic fronts. Which makes my 3 prizes both surprising and especially...

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Make RAUM for some poetry tonight
Tonight sees the launch of the first issue of RAUM , a new Glasgow-based poetry magazine. Come along to The Poetry Club to celebrate and see some very fine poets doing their thing. Readings from 8.30pm - 10pm, music and drinks afterwards. The theme of the f...

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On the streets and between the sheets
After a long break (dominated by studying, politics and dodgy health), I have two exciting pieces of poetry-related news! 1. This Sunday (3 May), I will be performing on the streets of Glasgow as part of Hidden Sexology . Organised by ConFAB , in collaborat...

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I wish to propose...
Hurrah! Today it has been announced that the first same-sex marriage ceremonies in Scotland will be held this Hogmanay, with conversions from civil partnership available from 16 December. Now all I need is a partner... I wrote the following poem almost exac...

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Calling for a Federal UK
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