Thursday, November 12, 2009

Distant Voices: StAnza Virtual Festival: A One-day Virtual Poetry Festival

Distant Voices: StAnza Virtual Festival- a one-day Virtual Poetry Festival

- Saturday 14 November 2009
- live at:
Studio Theatre
The Byre Theatre,
Abbey Street, St Andrews
Fife KY16 9LA
Tel 01334 475000
- and webcast free online

On 14 November StAnza will stage a brand-new poetry event, a one-day virtual poetry festival, using the latest digital technology to link up poets from around the world. Poets from as far apart as Mumbai and Sacramento and many points in-between reading at live events in their own countries will be linked by satellite to the audience in St Andrews, and broadcast worldwide via an online webcast.

The event in The Byre Theatre will be free and unticketed, and people are encouraged to drop in. However if you plan to travel any distance to St Andrews for this, do contact us in advance on arts@stanzapoetry.org and we shall do what we can to reserve a place for you.

We hope that this initiative will attract not only poetry enthusiasts but anyone who is interested in the arts engaging with new technology. For the audience in St Andrews, StAnza will provide a day of innovative and exciting poetry. For press enquiries, contact press@stanzapoetry.org

During the live event, tune in to the webcast here. If demand is high, we would ask you please to be patient and try again later.

Search This Blog

Literary Blogs

Journal and Press Blogs

  • Reading with Patrick by Michelle Kuo | Book Trailer (Full) “What is a connection made up of when two people have incredible inequality between them?” Mic...
    6 hours ago
  • Literary links from around the web.
    10 hours ago
  • Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them - Are you on Instagram? Then you can be featured here by tagging your bo...
    1 day ago
  • We’ve always burned people alive, beheaded them, gassed them, and Énard doesn’t fail to remind us. The post The Other in Oneself | Review of Compass by M...
    5 weeks ago
  • Natalie Lyalin SO WHAT, THE CLOUDS So what, the clouds with a piercing gold haze so a red feather stuck to my foot The gull’s squawk, so what Mother, fathe...
    2 months ago
  • I don’t like jazz. Therefore, I had immediate misgivings when confronted with the pastel-painted jazz scene adorning the cover of Hannah Lowe’s latest coll...
    3 months ago
  • That scene in The Wizard of Oz where the farmhouse is spinning through the sepia-coloured sky (2:25 below). Dorothy lies concussed inside then wakes to loo...
    5 months ago
  • Poetry: Jennifer LoveGrove: JENNIFER LOVEGROVE is the author of the Giller Prize longlisted novel Watch How We Walk, as well as two poetry collections: I ...
    6 months ago
  • Carmine Starnino Robert Moore Nyla Matuk Monarch Tavern
    8 months ago
  • After some legal wrangling, a letter from Neal Cassady to Jack Kerouac will be offered at auction.
    1 year ago

Prose Blogs