Events - Festival 2021

Border Crossings

Saturday 9 March, 11:30 - 12:30
Undercroft, St John's House, South Street

Reading: Diana Hendry, Matthew Stewart

Join us in this Border Crossings reading to hear from two poets whose powers of detailed observation give insight into household relationships and place. Diana Hendry has published seven collections, as well as more than forty books for children, for which she has won a Whitbread Award and been shortlisted for a Costa Book Award. Her most recent collection is The Watching Stair (Worple Press). She will be reading with Matthew Stewart, who works in the Spanish wine trade and lives between Extremadura and West Sussex. Following two pamphlets with HappenStance Press, he recently published his first full collection, The Knives of Villalejo, with Eyewear Books.

Participants: Diana Hendry and Matthew Stewart
Diana Hendry: Gerry Cambridge
Matthew Stewart: Marina Rodriguez


Undercroft, St John's House, South Street

Location: On the north side of South Street opposite West Burn Lane

The oldest and most atmospheric venue used for StAnza events, the Undercroft of St John’s House is linked to the Knights of St John active in St Andrews in pre-...