• 22 May 2015

    THE 60th Eurovision Song Contest reaches its finale in Vienna tomorrow.

  • 21 May 2015

    TWOlittle poems about light and trees from Seeing the Wood for the Trees, the final short-listed pamphlet in this year's Callum Macdonald Memorial Award, run by the National Library of Scotland.

  • 20 May 2015

    THE Glasgow Subway has attracted various poets, including the late Edwin Morgan.

  • 19 May 2015

    THIS poignant description of a visit to an empty house, presumably after a bereavement, comes from Through A Rear-View Mirror, featuring poems by Marjorie Mitchell (Annie Reid Press, £5), one of the short-listed pamphlets in this year's Callum Macdonald Memorial Award, run by the National Library of Scotland.

  • 16 May 2015

    THE runner-up publishing prize in the Callum Macdonald Memorial Award for poetry pamphlets has also gone to Mariscat Press, this time for A Witch Among the Gooseberries, featuring widely ranging poems by Ian McDonough (including some by and to ghosts!).

  • 15 May 2015

    THIS year's Callum Macdonald Memorial Award for poetry pamphlets, run by the National Library of Scotland, has been won by Mariscat Press with Prodigal, a sequence of poems on Scottish farming themes by Jim Carruth (£6).

  • 14 May 2015

    After John Clare's English spring, a modern nature poet catches the more austere wonders of the far west of Scotland.

  • 12 May 2015

    JOHN Clare, the Northamptonshire nature poet, revels in the season, with imagery as fresh and perceptive as if just newly minted.