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Thursday, 3 February 2011

long poem magazine launch announcement

Launch of the Long Poem Magazine, issue 5: The event will take place at the CCA, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow at 7pm on Tuesday 22nd March. Hosted by the Scottish Writers' Centre, the reading is in honour of Edwin Morgan, the man and his work. It will feature: the Scottish actor Tam Dean Burn performing about 25 minutes of EM's poem version of Gilgamesh. Adnan al-Sayegh, an international award-winning Iraqi exile will read 'Pages from the Biography of an Exile' in Arabic, with his translator Stephen Watts reading the English language versions. James McGonigal, Sandy and Stephen will read their long poems.

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