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Verses and Violets: Taking Pride in Queer Women Poets

Jun 29 2021

Price: Free
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someone will remember us

                   I say

                        even in another time

Sappho (trans. Anne Carson)

Who are the queer women poets who have been forgotten by history? Reduced to derogatory labels such as virgins, spinsters and old maids, LGBTQ+ women have existed on the margins of poetry for too long. The Scottish Poetry Library joins forces with CILIPS to celebrate Pride Month 2021 with Verses and Violets: Taking Pride in Queer Women Poets. Hosted by Kirsten MacQuarrie and chaired by Toni Velikova, this event will be an inclusive, informal conversation about our queer pasts, presents and futures, as well as the power of poetry to tell the tales of the women who exist between the lines.

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