On 18th of April 1916, Edith Wharton, was appointed Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest award, for her contribution to the war effort.
Many thanks to the Kate Sharpley Library for permission to republish their tribute to Stuart Christie 1946 – 2020 Anarchist activist, writer and publisher who was once a resident and publisher in Orkney.
Colin Burnett is a Scottish writer who shares his short stories and other writings online.
Catriona Lexy Campbell will be working on a screen adaption of her father, Tormod Caimbeul’s debut novel, Deireadh an Fhoghair
Applications are welcome from writers, comic makers, poets, illustrators, storytellers, playwrights and spoken word artists.
Applications are open for the Scottish book Trust’s What’s Your Story? programme. Now in its fifth year.
“There must be lots of stories to share, so will you have a think about it and better still, will you do it?””
Seventy poems, written by 31 members of the group adorn the walls as part of this inspiring contribution to Stromness’ Per Mare project.
The Orkney Library and Archive has been exhibiting a wonderful collection of diaries spanning a breadth of 200 years.
“Our Nordic neighbours offer us a Smorgasbord of options and experience in Europe — shouldn’t we pay some attention? “