Poetry Readings


June 29th    reading at Perdue poetry/arts venue in Amsterdam, supporting the launch of Milla Van Der Have's new poetry pamphlet.

March 26th  as a commended poet, reading alongside the winners and other commendeds of the Troubadour International Poetry Prize , online.

March 8th. As one of the Wigtown winners, in the pamphlet category, I will be reading alongside John Wheway, Craig Aitchinson and  Robin Leiper

                         in a special edition of PoetryLit! as part of the StAnza Festival, St Andrews, live and online.

Feb 8th.   I will be supporting  the headliners, Isobel Dixon and  Mary Jean Chan at St Mungo's Mirrorball, Glasgow, in person and online.


Dec 12th   Online launch of Poetry Wales (59.2 winter edition) in which I will read the poem I won 2nd Place with in the Wales Poetry Award competition

                       and which is published in this edition.  7pm.

Nov 2nd   First Thursday, online event organised by Poetry Wales. I have an open mic slot.

Sept 29th  Wigtown Book Festival poetry prize-giving event, 7.30 pm.

Sept 8th    Featured Poet alongside Milla Van Der Have at PoetryLit online reading series.  7pm GMT.   (8pm CEST)

June 25th 2-4pm at the Birds Nest Gallery, Edinburgh with 6 other poets to accompany the Three Graces art exhibition.

May 12th, 7p.m. Reading at prize-winning ceremony online of  the Poetry Wales Award in which my poem

                        'Clara the Rhinoceros' won 2nd prize, judged by Gwyneth Lewis.


Sept 7th, Fri     Reading as Featured Poet alongside Milla Van Der Have at PoetryLit

                               online reading series.  7pm GMT.   (8pm CEST)

16th June        Reading at online anthology launch in aid of Ukraine, (Dove Tales). 7pm.


Nov 2nd       Reading online as part of 'The Day of the    

                    Dead', a Dove Tales event during COP 26.

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 

May 31st    Reading online with Milla Van Der Have and 

                  Rachel Donati at the launch of Iain Whiteley's 

                         'Ping!' (Write Bloody, U.K.)


Nov 26th   Reading my poem 'Grimsey Island' at the 

                 online launch of  Issue 3, Channel magazine,


 Nov 3rd     Reading online my poem 'Platform 17, Grunewald,

                  Berlin' as part of Dove Tales'  'Day of the Dead' .                       

Oct  24th    Taking part in an online reading 'The Poetry 

                  Without on the Lake', Festival  usually held in Orta 

                 San Giulio, N. Italy under its proper name,

                 Poetry on the Lake. 


Oct 2nd,  Featured Poet along with  Hugh Mcmillan 

                reading  as part of Milla van Der Have's  Poetry Lit.


Sept, 22nd  Reading  my poem, 'A Prayer for Peace, 

                   as part of a  Dove Tales event online. 

Sept on     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,   

                Poetry Lit 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' poetry/sound 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.  


24th March    Reading as part of The Scotia Extremis event

                             at Aye Write  Festival, Glasgow  3-4pm Mitchell Library.  

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. 


24 Nov          read at the Beauty and the Beast Symposium held at

                         the   Palazzo Contarini-Polignac, Venice.


16th Oct         Read as 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              Reading at the Poetry on the Lake Festival,

                      Orta San Guilio, Piedmont, N. Italy during the festival

                      (28-30th) and also at the Awards Ceremony. (3rd prize)

April 6th, Fri.  Taking part reading at launch of Magma

                       (Europe-themed issue) at Europe House, 32 Smith

                      Square, Westminster, London  SW1 

Feb 22nd, Thurs.  Taking part reading at the launch of 'A Kind of

                    Stupidity' (Dove Tales) anti-war anthology  at 

                     Waterstones, Byres  Road,  Glasgow.                  .



Radical Book Fair

Loose Tongues Poetry Performance Group

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.. 

April 30th, Sunday. Taking part in the Shore Poets Open Night with Shore Poet

                   Jane 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,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.



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.