12 Women Reading

Some readings featuring members of 12 and nominations worth mentioning:

12 Reading at the Glasgow Women’s Library, September 2019 (c) Sophia Hao

Saskia McCracken reading at Shore Poets:

Saskia has also recently been shortlisted for the Future Places environmental essay prize and Streetcake experimental writing prize.

Georgi Gill‘s new Limbo from Blue Diode Press launching here:

Marjorie Lotfi is one of the winners of the James Berry Poetry Prize (Bloodaxe/Newcastle University).

Also a recent poem (in response to one of Georgi’s poems!) of Marjorie’s up on Bella Caledonia:

https://bellacaledonia.org.uk/2021/08/29/poem-of-the-week-say-its-nothing/

Also one of Marjorie’s poems from 12’s Fruitmarket-published pamphlet Women on the Road was selected for the Best Scottish Poems 2020 anthology.

Jane Goldman‘s new Sekxphrastiks showcased at these two readings:

Online:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-swoon-erratum-a-dostoyevsky-wannabe-showcase-tickets-179412957987?ref=eios

At the Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sekxphrastiks-and-the-luna-erratum-tickets-198789303157?ref=eios

Horse-Man by Em Strang (Shearsman Books) shortlisted for the 2021 Ledbury Munthe Poetry Prize for Second Collections

Also one of Jane’s poems from 12’s Fruitmarket-published pamphlet Women on the Road was selected for the Best Scottish Poems 2020 anthology.

Jane McKie won the Wigtown 2021 Alastair Reid Pamphlet Prize.

The photo above is from a reading that members of 12 did at the Glasgow Women’s Library on Thursday, 12 September 2019. It was part of an event celebrating the launch of Sophia Hao’s wonderful book ‘Of Other Spaces: Where Does Gesture Become Event?‘, which includes poems by 12.

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