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StAnza Poems Aloud! 2020 winner

Each year, the University Library organises a poetry recital competition for students as part of the StAnza poetry festival. The concept was the brain child of the University Librarian, John MacColl and the competition is now in its seventh year. The students who enter are asked to choose from a list of poems performed by…

11 March 2020News

StAnza Poetry Festival

Last Thursday the University Library Special Collections put on a show and tell as part of this year’s StAnza poetry festival for an audience of over 20 enthusiastic and knowledgeable […]

12 March 2018News Special Collections

Students – enter our Poems Aloud! competition

Do you love poetry? Want to win £100? Enter the University Library’s Poems Aloud! competition, run with the StAnza International Poetry Festival. Open only to University of St Andrews students, the competition asks you to perform, on stage at The Byre Theater Auditorium, a poem you have memorised (from a selection we will send you)…

6 February 2017News

Special Collections brings Hay Fleming to StAnza

This year at StAnza, the St Andrews annual Poetry festival, I decided that I would do something a bit different in the name of archival outreach and put down my […]

24 March 2016Special Collections

Reading the Collections, Week 49: Light Box

In anticipation of the StAnza Festival taking place in early March, I decided to read some poetry for this week’s post – Light Box  – a collaboration between Professor Robert Crawford, Norman McBeath and the scientists […]

18 February 2016News Special Collections

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