December Showcase

William Letford will be reading at St Mungo’s Showcase 7, alongside Mark Russell, Kathrine Sowerby and Andrew Sclater on Thursday 8th December at 7pm in the CCA Clubroom.

William Letford’s debut collection Bevel was published by Carcanet in 2012. In 2014 a chapbook of his poetry Potom Koža Toho Druhého was translated in Slovakian and published by Vertigo. His second collection Dirt was published by Carcanet in August 2016.

Mark Russell has published two chapbooks with Red Ceilings Press, ا (the book of seals) (2016), and Saturday Morning Pictures (2015). His pamphlet Pursued by Well-being was published by tall-lighthouse (2013). Two more publications are due out later in 2016, ℵ (the book of moose) with Kattywompus Press, and his first full collection Spearmint & Rescue with Pindrop Press.

Kathrine Sowerby is a writer living in Glasgow. Her poetry chapbooks include Unnecessarily Emphatic (red ceilings press), Margaret and Sunflower (dancing girl press) and Tired Blue Mountain (red ceilings press). Her book of stories The Spit, the Sound and the Nest will be published in 2017 by Vagabond Voices.

Andrew Sclater, a former recipient of Scottish Book Trust and New Writing North awards for new writers, divides his time between Galloway and Edinburgh. Raised in England, his family origins are in Orkney and Wigtownshire. He has had poems in Ambit, Best Scottish Poems, Magma, Poetry Review, Shearsman, The Dark Horse and other places. He is a co-founder and former editor of Butcher’s Dog magazine. His debut pamphlet is published by HappenStance in November.