Poetry Readings
Stephanie Green


Radical Book Fair

Loose Tongues Poetry Performance Group


April 6th, Fri.  Taking part reading at launch of Magma (Europe-themed issue)
               at Europe House, 32 Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1 at
               6.30 for 7pm.

Feb 22nd, Thurs.  Taking part reading at the launch of 'A Kind of Stupidity' 
                 (Dove Press) anti-war anthology  at Waterstones, Byres Road, Glasgow,


September 28th, Thurs.  Taking part in a National Poetry Day event on the theme of 
                  'Freedom'. This will be a celebration of various dissident Soviet poets on 
                  the 100th  anniversary of the Russian Revolution.  Stephanie will be talking
                  about and reading poems by Marina Tsvetaeva.  The event is organised by 
                  William Bonar. In the Moir/Dyer Room, Mitchell Library,  Glasgow. 6 p.m. 

April 30th, Sunday. Taking part in the Shore Poets Open Night with Shore Poet
                   Jane McKie,  music by Kirsty Law. 
                   7pm (doors open at 6.30pm) at
                   Oh! Outhouse, 12a Broughton Street Lane, Edinburgh, EH1 3LY
                                     Admission: £5 (concessions £3)

March 23rd, Thurs.  Reading  at Whitespace Art Studios,                                                                              76, East Crosscauseway,76, East Crosscauseway, Edinburgh  EH8 9HQ                           
                   Doors open 7.30. Event starts 7.45 -9.00pm. £5/£3 on door. 


Dec          Filmed reading 'Razzle Dazzle Cabaret' her poem inspired by the Dazzle ships
                project along with other poets in the 'Signal' anthology, filmed by senior pupils of 
                Preston Lodge High School. The film was made at the Prince of Wales dock, 
                Leith  in front of the  new Dazzle ship designed by Ciara Phillips.

Oct          Reading at Poetry on the Lake, Giulio San Orta, Piedmont, Italy during the
                Festival (7-9th Oct.) 

Aug 22nd, Reading with others to launch 'Signal' an anthology of poems inspired by
                 WW1 Dazzle ships  at the Edinburgh Bookshop, 219, Bruntsfield Place at
                 7- 8.30 pm.

Feb 20th (Sat) reading with Tessa Berring and Jane Bonnyman. Jane will launch her 
                pamphlet  'The Life of Fanny van de  Gift Stevenson' (Poetry Salzberg).
                Venue the Robert Louis Stevenson House, 17, Heriot Row, The New 
                Town, Edinburgh (the house where RLS grew up.) 3-5pm Tea will be served.
Feb 10th, reading as part of the launch of 'Mildly Erotic Poems Anthology Vol 2
               (Emma Press) in the Upstairs room at the  Betsy Trotwood Pub, 
                Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell,  London.  

Jan 31st, taking part in the Shore Poets' Quiet Slam, Outhouse, 12a, Broughton Street                         Lane, Edinburgh EH1.


Sept 28th, Mon at Scottish Federation of Poets event at the Merlin pub, Morningside
                 on Poetry Society theme of 'Light'.

Sept 19th, Sat Reading as headline poet at 'Night Airs', Skerries Mills, as part of the 
               Soundwaves Festival Skerries, County Dublin, Ireland.

June 6th, Reading with Dawn Wood and Nikki Robson
               at Platform,  Off the Rails Arthouse, Ladybank, Fife.
               (The former Station Master's House at Ladybank Station.)

June 1st, The Edinburgh Launch of 'Flout' at Looking Glass Books,
               Off Meadow Walk, The Quartermile, Edinburgh EH3 9GG. 

May 28th: Reading with Lindy Barbour, William Bonar, Ian McDonough
               and Eveline Pye at a St Mungo's Mirrorball event at the Centre for 
               Contemporary Arts (CCA), 350, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow.  

May 9th,  Live Theatre, Broad Chare, Newcastle.
              Launch of  Butcher's Dog Poetry Magazine, (5th edition).
              Stephanie will be reading with Andrew Pullan, Catherine Ayres,
              Catherine Edmunds, Jane Burn, John Maguire, Neil Fulwood,
              Rob Walton and Sarah Moor.  ompered by the editors,  Carolyn Jess-Cooke,
              Amy Mackelden  and Andrew Sclater. 

May 1st:  with the Thornfield Poets at Books Upstairs, D'Olier Street,
              Dublin in support of the Yes vote in the Equality Referendum in Ireland.

April, 18th: at the Culross Poetry Hub, The Biscuit Cafe, Culross,  Fife.

April 1st,  at 10Red, reading with Katie Ailes, Tina Avery, Andrew Blair, Aisling Murphy, 
                Priscilla Cheung Nainby, Rex Sweeney, and others TBC  at  the Persevere pub,
               Easter Road, Leith.  Hosted by Kevin Cadwallender.
March 6th: Border Crossings:  Stephanie Green and DA Prince   
               StAnza Poetry Festival,   St. Andrews, Scotland.                                                             Stephanie will be launching her pamphlet 'Flout' (HappenStance Press,     
               2015), inspired by Shetland landscape, folklore and culture.


                          PREVIOUS YEARS' READINGS

Poetry on the Lake Festival, 2014


Stephanie  read her poem 'Veriditas'  at the launch of Hildegard: Visions and Inspiration, an anthology to celebrate Hildegard de Bingen, edited by Gabriel Griffin (Wyvern Works, 2014) at an event held in Orta San Giulio, Piedmont, N. Italy.


Fright Night

Hallow e'en Party and Open Mic at the Scottish Poetry Library,
Crichton Close, Edinburgh

31st October, 2013 at 6.30pm £5/£4

Stephanie is participating in the open mic - and possibly pouring the blood-red wine.

see SPL website.

St. Magnus Festival, Orkney

Sunday 23rd June, 2013
'Poems with Tunes, Tea and Cake',
the 8 participants, including Stephanie, of the Orkney Writers' course,
accompanied by James Boyd on classical guitar
at Stromness Hotel, Stromness.

Luminate Poetry Slam
14th October, 2012, 7.30pm for 8pm
at Ghillie Dhu, 2, Rutland Place
Edinburgh EH1 2AD
Stephanie will compete against her son amongst other poets!

Poetry on the Lake Festival
reading in the Pallazzotto, Piazza Motto
Friday 28th September, 2012
and in Thesaura Naturae as part of a celebration of Hildegard de Bingen,
Sunday 30th September, 2012,
Giulio San Orta, Piedmont, Italy.

Poetry in the Persian Tent

(a fund-raising series of poetry events for the Oxfam Old MacDonald had a Farm in Africa project)
22nd-26th August, 2012
St John's Church, Edinburgh.
11-12pm  in the persian tent/church hall.

22nd Aug  Stephanie will be reading with Ryan Van Winkle,  Liz Lochhead, John Glenday plus musical interludes from virtuoso wind player, John Samson.

Stephanie is organizing all 5 events and will be the M.C..  Part of the Festival of Spirituality and Peace, Edinburgh, 2012.   During the series different poets will read each day, including  Vicki Feaver, Jackie Kay,  Aonghais MacNeacail, Stewart Conn and many others with singers/musicians.
Norman MacCaig Centenary Celebration
Sunday 14th November, 2010
Norman MacCaig Centenery Celebration
at the GRV, Guthrie Street, Off Chambers St., Edinburgh.
Poets reading MacCaig poems and their own inspired by MacCaig include: Andrew Phillip, Janie McKie, Colin Will, Stephanie and others.
The Norman MacCaig Poetry Festival
Friday, 13th November, 2010 ,
5pm Lochinver Village Hall, Assynt.
 Stephanie is reading her commended poem in the competition, with 1st prize winner, Pippa Little and 2nd prize winner, Nancy Campbell, along with main festival guest poets Liz Lochhead and Roddy Gorman.

Poetry on the Lake, Italy.

1st October, 2010

At the launch of the 'Reflections on Orta' anthology during the Poetry on the Lake Festival, Orta San Giulio, Italy and also Stephanie's commended poem in the prize-giving reading in Sala Tallone on the island of San Giulio.

  See www.poetryonthelake.org/

14th Sept, 2010 at the GRV, Guthrie Street, Off Chambers St., Edinburgh.
Loose Tongues,
 27th August, Edinburgh Fringe, 2010.  See side bar.

Hidden City: 5

27th September, 2009, Glasgow

   2pm, 3pm and 4pm poetry readings at a mystery sites,  revealed on the day, somewhere in the Merchant City, Glasgow. Meet outside Ramshorn Theatre, Ingram St.  Further details:   http://www.confab.org.uk/html/events.htm

   This was a grand finale performance, including all the poets who have featured in the previous  Hidden City anthologies, edited by Rachel Jury of ConFAB. An anthology containing all poems performed on this day is available via confab. Stephanie is one of the 27 poets included.


Strokestown Poetry Festival, Co Roscommon, Ireland

  3rd  May, 2009

   Stephanie  read with other competition short listed poets.




Edinburgh International Book Festival


Stephanie read as part of

The Scottish  Pamphlet Poetry readings,

at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, 2007

See  Party Pavilion 



StAnza Festival

Stephanie read as part of the StAnza Poetry Festival,

March, 2007 in St. Andrew's, Scotland at the  100 Poets'

Gathering  celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the festival ,

along with Douglas Dunn, Vicki Feaver, Valerie Gilles,

 Gwyneth Lewis, Ruth Padel, Alistair Reid,

Penelope Shuttle,George Szirtes etc. 

 See Stanza wesbite  www.stanzapoetry.org/


Hay Festival

Stephanie read at the Hay-on Wye Festival , Wales

on 30th May, 2006  as part of the launch of

'The Lie of the Land'  an anthology of poetry

published by Cinnamon Press in aid of the

Meningitis Trust in Wales, along with many other

poets, including Ruth Bidgood, Christine Evans

and Owen Sheers.



Sunday, 25th May, 2008,

Stephanie  reading with Allan Gillis and Ken Cockburn

at the Shore Poets, c/o the Mai Thai Restaurant, Crichton's Close, Edinburgh


 Past Venues  include:


St. Andrew's:

As part of the 100 Poets' Gathering celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the StAnza Poetry Festival, along with Douglas Dunn, Robert Crawford, Vikki Feaver, Valerie Gillies, Gwyneth Lewis, Ruth Padel, Penelope Shuttle, George Szirtes etc., etc. March, 2007


St. Mungo's Mirrorball,  at The Poetry Club, The Glasgow School of Art, with with Matthew Hollis,and Nalini Paul Thursday, 23rd November, 2006;

ConFAB event , Hidden Glasgow, Sunday, October 8th, 2006. At an event linked to National Poetry Day, Stephanie was one of 8 poets commissioned to write  a poem inspired by and performed at a mystery site in Glasgow.  The results were published in an anthology 'Hidden City 2' published by  ConFAB and The Poverty Alliance.   www.confab.org.uk ;

Tchai Ovna, West End,  2004;

The Scotia Pub 2004;


Edinburgh  Book Festival Fringe  2007   14th August, as part of a Scottish Pamphlet Poetry event.

The National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street , with Zoe Strachan and  and Mandy Haggith, reading prose and poetry inspired by the Museum's collections, 24th February, 2007;

The Scottish Poetry Library; Oct, 2005: Launch of 'Glass Works'.

Edinburgh Fringe Festival at Riddle's Court, as part of 'Post script ' in  'Diverse Attractions' , August,  2004.


Hay-on-Wye Festival, launch of 'The Lie of the Land' May, 2006.

Mold Theatre, launch of 'Blodeuwedd, 2002;

M.O.M.A. Y Tabernacl, Machynlleth Mid-Day Market -Day readings plus performance of her verse-drama, 'Rhiannon'  as part of the Fringe Festival 1999.

 The Great Oak Bookshop, Llanidloes;

The Great Oak Cafe, Llanidloes;

The Quarry Cafe, Machynlleth; 

 Loose Tongues' Performances

        (Stephanie Green and Mandy Haggith  plus invited guests.)

Loose Tongues at the 2010 Edinburgh Fringe 27th August, 4-5pm at the Forest Cafe, Bristo Place: Stephanie Green, Mandy Haggith, Jane McKie and Patricia Ace.