On the Road: Open Mic 6 December with Rachel McCrum

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Inky Fingers rounds off it’s year-long journey On The Road at Circus Cafe on St Mary’s Street from 7.30pm on Tuesday 6 December with the beautiful poetry of Rachel McCrum.

Rachel McCrum is a poet and performer who has worked across Scotland, Montreal, Haiti, South Africa, Greece and Northern Ireland. She won the Callum MacDonald Award for her first pamphlet ‘The Glassblower Dances’ in 2012; was the first ever BBC Scotland Poet In Residence in 2015 and has been awarded a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship in 2016. She was a founding member of Stewed Rhubarb Press and the SHIFT/ Poetry Collective; was the Broad of Rally and Broad (The List Hot 100 #12 in 2015) and currently manages the cinepoems project with Glasgow poet Calum Rodger and Montreal poet Jonathan Lamy. She is working on her first collection, due out with Freight in 2017.

We also want YOU! We want your stories, poems, rants, lists, epic fantasy trilogies set in space, you name it. To get a five minute open mic space email us at inkyfingersedinburgh@gmail.com. Join us for a night of poetry, stories, and fun! And a raffle!

Merry Christmas, from Inky Fingers!

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