Inky fingers and many voices at the Porty Poetry Bash

Here’s a wee blog at Tales of One City, the Edinburgh Libraries blog, on our event in Portobello for National Poetry Day:

There’s a lot of reasons I love open mic. I love the curious audiences, the way you’re always free to try something new out, the relaxed atmosphere and lack of pressure, the audiences who’re always half writers as well, so pretty supportive and friendly. But most of all I love open mics – and spend a lot of time organising and hosting them – because I love the fantastic range of people and poems you find at them.

Read the full blog here.