The book is a collection of poetry, short prose and essays in English, Scots and Gaelic celebrating the centenary of George Mackay Brown.
“It gave me them big old, bad old liners are back bluuuuuuues.”
“After all this time it’s amazing to get together, and especially because so much work has gone on behind the scenes to make it happen.”
A Boat Beneath a Sunny Sky by Lewis Carroll, Image by Rosie Hopkins
“It all started when Fiona-As-Was-Next-Door sent me an email and photo from her new home near Beauly, telling of how she found a lovely big pink fishing float with poetry on it left by her door.”
“As someone in ‘Alice’ advised, I’ll begin at the beginning, go on to the end, then stop. “
The summer exhibition ‘Beside the Ocean of Time: The Centenary of George Mackay Brown’ opens at the Orkney Museum, Tankerness House, Kirkwall on 12 June.
A million-pound project will enable the publication of a complete edition of Walter Scott’s poetry and help to make it accessible to new audiences.
“Walk, Sit, Be.”
“We’re delighted to be hosting such an exciting delegation of poets from the Scottish Isles to perform at StAnza’s online, hybrid festival.”