I am doing a talk for Highland LIT on Tuesday 19th July, about my new book “Daughters of the North: Jean Gordon and Mary, Queen of Scots”. The talk starts at 6:30pm, at the Glen Mhor hotel, Inverness. It will also be livestreamed on Zoom. The event is free, and all are welcome – to … More Highland LIT – July talk
I’m delighted to say that we have been successful in our campaign to get a blue plaque for Josephine Tey in Inverness! The plaque is part of the Inverness City Heritage Trust scheme, and will shortly be installed on the newly-renovated site of Tey’s family shop on Castle Street – a central location in the … More A blue plaque for Josephine Tey – success!
The new issue of Northwords Now magazine is out now, and I have an article in it profiling Clive Boutle of Francis Boutle Publishing. “From Rusty Staple to Highest Apple” looks at Francis Boutle’s publication of a new anthology of Scottish Gaelic literature, and goes deeper into their back catalogue of minority language publishing to … More Northwords Now Spring-Summer 2022