Last night, with a fine turnout of publishers and poets, it was the annual Scottish Pamphlet Poetry Christmas Fair here at National Library of Scotland, one of the regular events associated with the Callum Macdonald Memorial Award.
Poets Tessa Ransford – Callum Macdonald’s widow – and
Applications are now open for the 2011 Callum Macdonald Memorial Award which is supported by The Michael Marks Charitable Trust and administered by the NLS. Information on the award – with a list of past winners – is available on the NLS website. Poetry from various recent short-listed pamphlets for the award feature on our National Poetry Day web pages.