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Update from StAnza - Scotland - March 11, 2014

Photo credit: John Starr at StAnza 2014

StAnza, Scotland: Esther Kamkar, Eamonn Lynskey, Samuel Tongue, Jasmine Heydari, David J Costello and David Lee Morgan have written and read about different conflicts from different perspectives. Sweden-based Jasmine Heydari explores her own experiences on living with memories of the Iran-Iraq war...Read More. Check out Daniel Warren's specially commissioned film of StAnza 2012 to get a feel for the Scottish people, place and venues.

Reading at StAnza Festival in ScotlaND Byre Theatre - StAnza Festival - Scotland Esther Kamkar is travelling to Scotland! She will perform and discuss her poem "No School for Children in a Time of War" (selected for the recently published anthology "In Protest - 150 Poems For Human Rights". Her reading will be held at...
Scotland's StAnza International Poetry Festival ~ March 5th to 9th

See and hear Esther Kamkar at the StAnza Festival Iranian-American poet Esther Kamkar
will read at the Byre Theatre,
St Andrews, Fife, Scotland
Sunday, March 9, 2014, 7PM (FREE)

This 'Poetry in Protest' segment of the Festival has been organized by poet Laila Sumpton.

"A powerful performance of contemporary war poetry published in In Protest: 150 Poems for Human Rights about conflicts ranging from the Spanish Civil War to Syria. Hosted by co-editor and poet Laila Sumpton, the poets published in the anthology and those performing at the festival come together to perform global war poetry and celebrate the resilience of the human spirit and the need to bear witness to the horrors of war." - Review supplied by third party.

The Byre Theatre venue includes an Auditorium, Studio Theatre, Conference Room, foyers, bar/bistro & restaurant. There is a poetry bookstall where Esther Kamkar's latest book "Hum Of Bees" will be available for purchase.

Time: 7.00 - 7.30pm
Date: Sunday, March 9, 2014 (One day only!)
Venue: The Byre Theatre
Admission: Free
Location: Top of Abbey Street, off the east end of South Street. Also accessible from the Byre Close off South Street (MAP)