New Books by Scottish Writers.

‘the lactic acid in the calves of your despair’ poetry collection by Ali Whitelock

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New poetry collection from Scottish Poet Ali Whitelock based in Sydney, Australia. ‘the lactic acid in the calves of your despair’ published by Wakefield Press, Adelaide. ‘The poems in Ali Whitelock’s the lactic acid in the calves of your despair are packed with hilarity and gut-wrenching and everything in between. For anyone who ever made […]

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Thursday, March 26, 2020 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, New Books by Scottish Writers

cocoon by Russell Jones – collection of poems and comic poems

A new full-length collection of poetry by Edinburgh-based writer & editor Russell Jones. Features comic poems illustrated by Sara Julia Campbell, Caroline Grebbell, Aimee Lockwood, Edward Ross & Mark Toner.  To be published on 1 April, 2020. About cocoon cocoon is a unique collection of poems that explores the worlds we create, the transformations we […]

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | Filed under: New Books by Scottish Writers

New Collection of Poems: Poor Wurld by Jim Ferguson

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Poor Wurld by Jim Ferguson Published by Speculative Books. “Each one of these poems is a tribute to the 99% of people struggling to get by and deal with the psychological stress of life on the poverty margins.’ Tracy Patrick. Read ‘growin pains” a poem from the collection Jim Ferguson New Poetry – Poor Wurld […]

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Monday, March 23, 2020 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, New Books by Scottish Writers

The Clearing: A memoir of art, family and mental health by Samantha Clark

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This house has been a regular presence in my life for as long as I can remember. My heart has sunk a little every time I walk in . . . Samantha Clark enjoyed a busy career as an artist before returning home to Glasgow to take care of the house that her parents had […]

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David Craig, Scottish Writer – free book offer

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(Cover Design by Alison Buck) David Craig has three novels published by a small press publisher Elsewhen Press. Given the current Covid-19 crisis and calls to self-isolate, He would like to contribute something to the community to help pass the time and ease boredom. David will ‘gift’ via Amazon Kindle ten copies each of his […]

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The Siren Awakes – memoir by Linda Jackson

Linda Jackson’s ‘The Siren Awakes’ is a haunting, heartbreaking and often hilarious dissection of the author’s own childhood and early adulthood; a real world of monster masks, dark closes, dazzling sunlight, love, fear, and, particularly, music. Gentle innocence and sudden cruel violence exist side by side. (Graham Fulton, Poet) To buy the book please email seahorsepublisher@gmail.com […]

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Sunday, March 22, 2020 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, New Books by Scottish Writers

Blessed Assurance by Stewart Ennis

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Published by Vagabond Voices, November, 2019   Blessed Assurance is a coming of age novel. It is set against the backdrop of a small close-knit evangelical community in the fictional Scottish village of Kilhaugh one fog bound December in the late nineteen sixties when the Cold War was on the brink of turning hot. The […]

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‘Doors tae Naewye’ poetry by Christie Williamson

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Doors tae Naewye by Christie Williamson (published by Luath Press) £8.99 (Available to buy at Luath Press) Supported by the Scottish Book Trust ‘Doors tae Naewye’ is a book of broken sequences, with nearly three quarters of the poetry being in Shetlandic, and the rest in English. ‘My first collection was the result of over […]

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, New Books by Scottish Writers

Keeping Time novel by Thomas Legendre

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A crumbling marriage. An ancient mystery. And a way to change the past . . . Thomas Legendre is assistant professor at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of the novel The Burning, as well as Half Life, a play performed with the National Theatre of Scotland, and the radio drama Dream Repair, aired by BBC4. £16 Available to […]

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, New Books by Scottish Writers

Much Left Unsaid by Finola Scott – poetry

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Debut Pamphlet Published by Red Squirrel Press £6 – buy online Glaswegian Finola Scott’s poems can be found on posters, postcards and tapestries. Her work has been anthologised in many publications including Gutter, New Writing Scotland, The Fenland Reed, Lighthouse and The Ofi Press. She was commissioned by StAnza International Poetry Festival for inclusion in a multimedia installation issued as a […]

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