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Monday, April 22, 2019

StAnza 2015 Live Feed

Scotland's largest poetry festival is already under way. The Saint is your go-to site for news on StAnza, the biggest event in our town's literary calendar. Check this page throughout the weekend for reviews, photography, exclusive interviews and more.

The winners of The Saint’s poetry competition

Michael Grieve and Alexandra Julienne receive 1st and 2nd place in The Saint's first annual poetry competition

6 Must-See Events at StAnza

The biggest event in Scotland’s poetry calendar is happening right here in St Andrews, right now.

Brave and honest: Alumna Fiona Benson’s ‘Bright Travellers’ Reviewed

Amanda Merritt thinks this recent graduate's debut poetry collection has all the elements of good writing.

This is my own, my native land: Scotia Nova reviewed

Michael Grieve describes this collection of Scottish nationalist poetry as a rich and "detailed snapshot of the nation"

Bard from Aikman’s: Richard Osmond Reviewed

Tristram Fane Saunders reviews two new booklets from St Andrews alumnus Richard Osmond

The Saint Poetry Prize

Do you write poetry? The Saint is calling for entries for our first annual poetry competition.

Another Brick in the Wall? ‘Two Countries’ by Katrina Porteous: Review

Jo Boon delves into Katrina Porteous' fascinating new poetry collection.

‘A freshly baked Slam Champ?’

Ben Norris – playwright, founder of UniSlam!, and 2013 UK All-Stars Poetry Slam champion – makes his print debut in Nasty Little Press’s ninth Nasty Little Intro.

‘Tall Tales and Small Fables’: The Third Miss Keane reviewed

A lot of Cleary’s debut will appeal even to readers who do not usually delve into poetry.