Upcoming Events

Just back from poetry festivals in Turkey and Berlin, but the fun doesn’t stop there!  Here are some upcoming events taking place in Edinburgh over the next couple of months… hope to see you.  Click on each listing for more details.  

OPUL at Click Clack 60, Henry’s Cellar Bar, Edinburgh, 30 June 

Launch of Our Real Red Selves, Golden Hare Books, Edinburgh, 2 July 

Poets Against Humanity, The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh, 22 July 

Reforging the Sampo, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh, 31 July 

Innu Poetry, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh, 29 August


(c) Jan Gavura

Categorized as Poetry

By jlwpoetry

Books by JL Williams include Condition of Fire (Shearsman, 2011), Locust and Marlin (Shearsman, 2014), Our Real Red Selves (Vagabond Poets, 2015) and House of the Tragic Poet (If A Leaf Falls Press, 2016). A collection exploring the fine line between abundance and apocalypse, After Economy, was published by Shearsman Books in May 2017. She is interested in expanding dialogues through writing across languages, perspectives and cultures and in multimodal and cross-form work, visual art, dance, opera and theatre. Published widely in journals, her poetry has been translated into numerous languages. She has read at international literature festivals and venues in the UK, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Turkey, Cyprus, Canada, Hungary, Romania, Montenegro and the US. She wrote the libretto for a new opera, Snow, was Writer-in-Residence for the British Art Show 8 in Edinburgh and plays in the poetry and music band Hail of Bright Stones.