Poetry Readings
Stephanie Green


Radical Book Fair

Loose Tongues Poetry Performance Group


Sept 3rd           Reading online with Milla Van Der Have  to support
                        featured poets MacGilivray, Lois P. Jones, Rebecca O'Bern
                        as part of extended session to celebrate the first
                        anniversary of PoetryLit founded by Milla Van Der Have
                        and co-curated by Stephanie.   7pm GMT

May 31st          Reading online with Milla Van Der Have and Rachel Donati
                         at the launch of Iain Whiteley's  'Ping!' (Write Bloody,


Nov 26th          Reading my poem 'Grimsey Island' at the 
                        online launch of Channel magazine, issue 3
                        on Zoom at 8 p.m.

Nov 3rd           Reading my poem 'Platform 17, Grunewald, Berlin' 
                       as part of Dove Tales'  'Day of the Dead' event online.

Oct  24th        I will be taking part in an online reading 'The Poetry 
                       Without on the Lake',  the Festival which is usually held in 
                       Orta San Giulio, N. Italy. 

Oct 2nd, Fri    7-8.30pm GMT  Delighted to be a Featured Poet along with                         Hugh Mcmillan  reading  as part of Milla van Der                                           Have's  Poetry Lit. online..

Sept, 22nd    7 p.m.  I will read  my poem, 'A Prayer for Peace, 
                      as part of a  Dove Tales event online. 

Sept on          I am reading online as part of a podcast of the Seamus 
                      Heaney Poetry Summer  School participants available
                      c/o Queens University, Belfast web page.

4 Sept            part of online poetry reading in Utrecht in event organized
                      by Milla van der Have.

Mid-July         Featured in Hugh McMillan's Blog 'From the Back
                      Room' as part of his Pestilence Poems project.

6-8th March  'Berlin Umbrella' installation at StAnza Poetry Festival,
                      St Andrews. Plus Meet the Artist event with Sonja Heyer
                      and Valerie Coffin Price, whose artwork 'Berlin Water' is 
                      inspired by the poetry in 'Berlin Umbrella.'


27th Oct          with the Dean Group of poets:
                       Patricia Ace, Anna Crowe, Vicki Feaver,
                       Stephanie Green, Paula Jennings, Jane McKie
                       at the Glass Class, St Andrews Botanic Garden,
                       Canongate, St Andrews KY16 8RT from 2 – 4.30.
                       Tea and cakes included,Tickets £12 / £10 concession 
                       to Friends of the Garden.

18th July         part of the West Cork Literary Festival Fringe
                       in Bantry, Ireland at the Organico Cafe  4.30pm

2nd June        Poetry at the Botanics, Edinburgh reading with 
                       Vicki Feaver, Anna Crowe, Jane McKie, Paula
                       Jennings and Patricia Ace. At the Botanics' cottage.
                       3-5pm. £12 (£10 Members)
                       includes tea and scones. Booking required.

24th March      part of The Scotia Extremis event at Aye Write
                           Festival, Glasgow  3-4pm Mitchell Library.  


24 Nov           the Beauty and the Beast Symposium held at the 
                      Palazzo Contarini-Polignac, Venice.
16th Oct         part of Dove Tales peace charity's afternoon
                      of poetry and prose: A Lament for Palestine,  
                      at the Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close, 
                      Edinburgh EH8 8DT.    £5 (£3) from 2-4pm.
                      A fantastic line-up including actor Barbara Rafferty, poets                            
Liz Niven and AC Clarke, singer Pauline Brady, and 
                      Elements World Theatre Company.

Sept               the Poetry on the Lake Festival,
                      Orta San Guilio, Piedmont, N. Italy during the festival
                      (28-30th) and also at the Awards Ceremony.

April 6th, Fri.   taking part at launch of Magma
                       (Europe-themed issue) at
                       Europe House, 32 Smith Square, Westminster, London                               SW1 

Feb 22nd, Thurs.  Taking part 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 talked about and read poems by Marina  
                        Tsvetaeva.  The event organised by 
                        William Bonar. In the Moir/Dyer Room, Mitchell 
                        Library,  Glasgow.. 

April 30th, Sunday. Taking part in the Shore Poets Open Night
                        with Shore Poet, ane McKie,  music by Kirsty Law. 
                        Oh! Outhouse, 12a Broughton Street Lane, Edinburgh,
                        EH1 3LY                                   
March 23rd, Thurs.  Reading  at Whitespace Art Studios,                                                  76, East Crosscauseway, Edinburgh  EH8                          


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.                 

Feb 20th (Sat) reading with Tessa Berring and Jane Bonnyman. 
                 Venue the Robert Louis Stevenson House, 17, Heriot Row,
                 The New Town, Edinburgh (the house where RLS grew up.)                 
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, 
                 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.
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).
              Compered 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 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.