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Students – love poetry and want to win £100? Enter Poems Aloud competition!

Open only to University of St Andrews students, our Poems Aloud! competition (run in collaboration with the StAnza International Poetry Festival) asks you to perform a poem you have memorised on stage at The Byre Studio Theatre, to a panel of judges. The prize is £100! Below is the list of poems you can choose from.…

31 January 2020News

Come and Hear Poems Aloud! Students recite poetry as part of poetry festival

Last year’s winner Edisher Kipiani being awarded the Poems Aloud! 2018 £100 prize by University Principal Sally Mapstone  Edisher recited ‘Concerning Shadows’ by Dundonian poet John Glenday Come to The Byre on Friday 8 March from 3.30pm to 4.30pm to watch University of St Andrews students perform memorized poems from StAnza 2019 headline poets. Poems Aloud! is…

12 April 2019News

Reading the Collections, Week 51: Mrs Muir and Mrs Muttoe

It seems fitting in the week of St Andrews’ own poetry festival, StAnza, to feature one of our literary collections. I have chosen Willa Muir, poet, novelist, diarist, translator and St […]

3 March 2016Special 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. Email libpoemsaloud@st-andrews.ac.uk to enter by Friday, February 19. Last year’s winner Megan McFadyen-Mungall who recited ‘Too much time looking up’ by Lacey Roop This year you…

8 February 2016News

Poems Aloud! winner

  Megan McFadyen-Mungall, winner of Poems Aloud! 2015. The University Library was proud to be part of the StAnza Poetry festival again this year with our Poems Aloud! recitation competition. 11 University of St Andrews students competed on Friday 6th March, performing their chosen, memorised poem in front of a panel of judges. Judges included:  Helen…

10 March 2015News

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