After 10 years of publication, 'Northings' (the monthly arts e-magazine for the Highlands & Islands) closed down in 2013 and is archived here. High Life Highland is pleased to enable this extensive body of work to remain accessible to the public. Please note, though, that material will not be updated or added.


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Industry experts to give free lecture on Gaelic in publishing

7 Jun 2013 in Gaelic, News, Outer Hebrides, Writing

A well-known Gaelic writer and the director of the Gaelic Books Council will give a free talk on Gaelic in publishing in Benbecula.

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Shetland screenwriters offer workshop in Mareel

8 May 2013 in Film, News, Shetland, Writing

A practical workshop on adapting novels for the screen with Shetland screenwriters Gaby Chiappe and Richard Davidson.

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Prize Listing for Highland Publisher

25 Apr 2013 in Highland, News, Writing

‘Jammy Dodger’ by author Kevin Smith, published by Sandstone Press in August 2012, has been long listed for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2013 .

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William Hazlitt Essay Prize

17 Apr 2013 in News, Writing

Notting Hill Editions is delighted to announce an annual literary prize for the best essay in the English language.

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Crime and Thrillers Writers visit Cromarty

3 Apr 2013 in Highland, News, Writing

Next weekend, April 13th and 14th sees a major crime and thriller event in Cromarty on the Black Isle.

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Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2013

15 Mar 2013 in News, Writing

The competition is open to all young poets, whether they have been writing for a long time or just started.

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Crime Comes To Cromarty

7 Mar 2013 in Highland, News, Writing

Crime Comes to Cromarty from Friday April 12th – Sunday April 14th 2013.

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Crime and Song in Cromarty

6 Mar 2013 in Highland, Music, News, Writing

Crime and Thrillers Weekend and vocal workshops.

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Poetry Immersion with Jen Hadfield

13 Feb 2013 in News, Shetland, Writing

Jen Hadfield will host two full day poetry workshops for adults (16+) on Saturdays 23rd February & 16th March in Mareel.

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Two Places as One

12 Feb 2013 in News, Shetland, Writing

A live poetry broadcast between two of Scotland’s most technologically agile arts venues.

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