Letting out the Djinn – book trailer

Here is the trailer for Let Out the Djinn by Jane Aldous – her debut poetry collection.

We are taking pre-orders for our advance copies now, but the book isn’t in the shops until 10th October, launching Lighthouse Bookshop Edinburgh, 12th October at 5pm.

Solstice Shorts Line up for Carlisle

Carlisle

NOON – Carlisle The Old Firestation

Poems
After Hours, Stuart McKenzie
An Autumn Noon, Ian Grosz
Arthur Streeton Advises his Students, Mandy Macdonald
By the Obelisk Sundial Drummond Castle, Jane Aldous
Farewell My Father, Anne Elizabeth Bevan
Fire at Midday, Susan Cartwright-Smith
I am not Beautiful at Noon, Elinor Brooks
Mad Dogs and Englishmen, Laila Sumpton
Moon Jellyfish, Ness Owen
Noon Son, Alison Lock
Noon Talk, Graham Burchell
Still No Name, Marika Josef
Sun Beats over New Orleans, Natalie Gasper
Unleashed, Paul Foy

Stories

#Noon, Su Yin Yap
Mother And Child, Barbara Renel
Noon Child Unknown, Diana Powell
On Kings And Falling, Roppotucha Greenberg
Up On The Roof, Lily Peters

Performers

Barbara Renel and Susan Cartwright-Smith will read their own work and Alex Morrison, Becca Roberts, Esther Ridgway and Owain Lewis will read the work of writers who can’t get there.

 

 

Dusk: Video – Ellon – After the Sun, Before the Stars

Catriona Yule reads After the Sun, Before the Stars by Jane Aldous at Better Read Books, Ellon, Aberdeenshire This is the poem that kicked of the festival.

BSL Interpretation by Bruce Cameron

Music: Dundee Ambient by Haworth Hodgkinson performed by Intuitive Music Aberdeen

 

Intuitive Music Aberdeen

Dusk Poet: Jane Aldous

Jane aldousJane Aldous is an Edinburgh based poet. Her poems have been published in Northwords Now, The Eildon Tree, Southlight, poetandgeek. Some of her poems have been commended in the Baker Prize, Buzzwords, Manchester Writing for Children Prize and she won the Wigtown Poetry Prize in 2012.
Jane took part in an event at the City Arts Centre, Edinburgh in September where two of her poems were performed.

Her poem for Dusk, After the sun, before the stars is an imaginative journey to the lee of Edinburgh Castle and will be performed at Ellon and Inverness at Dusk on the 21st December 2017 and published in the Dusk anthology on 21st June 2018