'Poetry is a conversation, not a proclamation – it can’t happen in a vacuum': Elizabeth Rimmer

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Elizabeth Rimmer is a Stirling-based poet, editor and occasional translator who has been widely published in magazines and online. She writes poems based in landscape and community, and is also influenced by her experience of growing and using herbs, producing a modern translation of the Old English Charm of Nine Herbs in 2017. She talks to Neil Leadbeater about her kind of poetic language – “spar...

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Spotlight on Scotland

'Poetry consoled me for many disappointments ... a sudden moment of silence and peace'

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In the first of a series of interviews, Neil Leadbeater talks to Sally Evans, an influential figure on the Scottish poetry scene for many years as editor of Poetry Scotland, and as organiser of the Callander Poetry Weekend:

 
Let’s start at the beginning. Please tell us something about your backgr...

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