20 Oct 2003 in Features, Highland, Writing
TOM BRYAN looks ahead to a new festival dedicated to the work of the great Caithness novelist and dramatist Neil M Gunn
3 Oct 2003 in Features, Heritage, Highland, Music, Writing
Librettist ROBERT DAVIDSON describes the genesis of Dunbeath Water, an ambitious oratorio inspired by the Caithness writer Neil Gunn
1 Oct 2003 in Features, Gaelic, Highland, Writing
Aonghas Pàdraig Caimbeul (Angus Peter Campbell) describes his epic new Gaelic novel, An Oidhche Mus Do Sheòl Sìnn (‘The Night Before We Sailed’).
14 Sep 2003 in Reviews, Shetland, Writing
Shetland, 12-13 September 2003
7 Sep 2003 in Features, Gaelic, Writing
Gaelic writer TORCUIL MacRATH is the subject of a profile by Peter Urpeth this month. This essay on the American transcendentalist writer Henry David Thoreau first appeared in the Gaelic literary journel Gairm, and is reprinted with the author’s permission.
3 Sep 2003 in Features, Gaelic, Writing
TORCUIL MacRATH of Grimshader celebrates his 80th birthday this year. He remains one of Gaeldom’s most original poets and scholars yet his work is little known outside of Lewis and among the readership of the now silent Gaelic literary journal, Gairm. PETER URPETH met the Bard in his Grimshader home on the Isle of Lewis.
10 Aug 2003 in Features, Gaelic, Writing
Màrtainn Mac an t-Saoir reports on the work of the Gaelic Storytelling project
10 Aug 2003 in Features, Writing
JOHN BURNS is a poet and loves poetry, but he’s not happy about the state of the art.