With the imminent release of a new film about Mary, Queen of Scots, I have an article in today’s National newspaper examining the enduring fascination with Mary, and the casting of films and plays about her life. Included is a look at the 1934 Josephine Tey / Gordon Daviot play “Queen of Scots”, which starred … More Mary, Queen of Scots and Gordon Daviot
Happy New Year! And there was just time for one last trip to the National Library of Scotland last week for research for my new book…
A couple of photos from my talk at the Pentlands Book Festival last Friday: Thanks to Ceris from my publisher Sandstone Press for the images!
Val McDermid’s new book “Broken Ground” is out now, and I would highly recommend it… a new Karen Pirie thriller, it also has a Josephine Tey connection, as you can see if you look at the acknowlegements. Val McDermid wrote the Foreword for my biography “Josephine Tey: A Life”, where she said “Jennifer Morag Henderson’s … More Val McDermid & Josephine Tey
I have an article in the new edition of Northwords Now magazine, about poet Robin Robertson, whose new book “The Long Take” was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize. I’m going to be reading some of my own poems, and talking about Robin Robertson’s work, at the official launch for the magazine, which takes place … More Robin Robertson and Northwords Now