Rebecca Sharp

 

 

RS was asked by Fife Contemporary to bring Poetry Apothecary into the project CARE - The Fife Carers' Collection; working with a group of adult carers to create a new range of work.

 

 

Commissioned by Edge Hill University over the course of a residency in 2018-19; the book Peripheral Visions: Edge Hill Arcana is available now - new writing and conceptual maps.

 

 

Working with the Youth Theatre's 15-18 year-old group to write a new issues-based play.

 

 

RS's poem The Declaration of Barrbru appears in the new anthology Scotia Extremis, edited by Brian Johnstone and Andy Jackson, published by Luath Press.  Available now, with reading events through 2019.

 

In 2020, a new poem Font will appear in sculptural form at the Corbenic Poetry Path in Perthshire, as well as in the accompanying publication.  

 

 

'irresistable' - Times Literary Supplement, December 2017

Five Charms for the Potingair - RS's poetry work based around medieval alchemy and natural perfumery is now available: the limited edition box-set of five poems and five scent-blends is available via the Poetry Apothecary website.

 

 

"poignant and elegiac dramatic tone poem on loss and life"..."It's rare for all of a play's different elements to be so connected"  4 stars, Neil Cooper - Herald Scotland

"beautifully poised"..."downright thrilling"... "At times, Sharp's poetry is simply immense."

4 stars, Joyce McMillan - The Scotsman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                   

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

           

                                       

 

 

 

 

 

                                                     

 

 

 

 

 

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BYRE YOUTH THEATRE - commission:

THE AIR THAT CARRIES THE WEIGHT - some reviews:

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COLLAB: Poetry Apothecary with Fife Contemporary: