Stephanie Green's News
8th Feb, 2024: Delighted to be reading at St Mungo's Mirrorball, CCA, Glasgow, supporting the Headliner Mary Jean Chan.
Nov, 2023. Delighted that my poem 'Lilias' has been shortlisted in the Aesthetica (Creative Writing) competition and will be published in their magazine. Though shortlisted in the Wigtown, it was not published and so was still eligible.
29th Sept 2023.
My pamphlet 'Ortelius' Sea-Monsters' wins the Alastair Reid prize (Wigtown Book Festival) which includes publication.
My poem 'Lilias' was shortlisted for the Wigtown main prize for a single poem.
I'll be reading with 6 other poets at the Birdsnest Gallery, Edinburgh to accompany an art exhibition Three Graces, on Sunday, 25 June, 2:00-4:00 pm. 71 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9PP
More information about the exhibition can be found here:
Over the moon that my poem 'Clara the Rhinoceros' won 2nd prize in the Poetry Wales Award, judged by Gwyneth Lewis. Winners announced at event on 12th May, 2023.
Delighted that Northwords Now have published my poems 'I know I should not trust the sea', 'Inside the Whale Museum', 'Reading the Bones' and 'Touch' in their spring edition, out 20th May, 2023. I heard this news whilst in Iceland, so great serendipity as two of the poems 'Inside the Whale Museum' and 'Reading the Bones' were inspired by an earlier visit to Iceland.
RSPB will be hosting Sonja and my Orkney poetry/sound walk, now called 'Rewilding', as part of the Orkney Nature Festival 14th May-21st May, 2023. You can listen in person walking round the Ring of Brodgar and along the path through the RSPB Reserve or listen online from wherever you are.
Delighted that I have been granted an Award from Creative Scotland to finance a trip to Orkney for myself and my collaborator, sound artist, Sonja Heyer to work on a poetry/sound project end July. Sonja and I collaborated on a similar project in Berlin which launched there in 2018 then came to StAnza 2020. It will be fun working with Sonja again and what atmospheric surroundings we will have in Orkney to inspire us!
'Ziphius or Xiphius' a poem inspired by an Icelandic sea-monster on the map of Ortelius is published in The Honest Ulsterman, Feb 2022 edition.
Poetry Wales will be publishing online my poem 'To a Humpback Whale' as part of a feature on how I wrote the poem.